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The Pound

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfair-ar-y-bryn, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0778 / 52°4'40"N

Longitude: -3.7737 / 3°46'25"W

OS Eastings: 278542

OS Northings: 243644

OS Grid: SN785436

Mapcode National: GBR Y5.C8KW

Mapcode Global: VH5DQ.J1VH

Entry Name: The Pound

Listing Date: 25 February 1999

Last Amended: 11 September 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21413

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Situated by roadside just S of Gorof y Melyn in Rhandirmwyn.

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Llandovery

Community: Llanfair-ar-y-bryn

Community: Llanfair-ar-y-Bryn

Locality: Rhandirmwyn

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Small pound for stray animals, presumably C19, marked on later C19 O.S. maps.

Exterior

Pound, circular rubble stone enclosing wall some 1.7m high, one C20 opening in N side, entry on W with C20 wooden gate. Diameter of some 5m.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well-preserved and relatively rare surviving animal pound.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Gorof Melyn
    Situated approximately 100m S of the crossroads in Rhandirmwyn village centre.
  • II 1 Pannau Street
    Situated above and approximately 150m NE of the crossroads in Rhandirmwyn village centre.
  • II 2 Pannau Street
    Situated above and approximately 150m NE of the crossroads in Rhandirmwyn village centre.
  • II 3 Pannau Street
    Situated above and approximately 150m NE of the crossroads in Rhandirmwyn village centre.
  • II 5 Pannau Street
    Situated above and approximately 150m NE of the crossroads in Rhandirmwyn village centre.
  • II 7 Pannau Street
    Situated above and approximately 150m NE of the crossroads in Rhandirmwyn village centre.
  • II 8 Pannau Street
    Situated above and approximately 150m NE of the crossroads in Rhandirmwyn village centre.
  • II Church of St Barnabas
    Situated in Rhandirmwyn some 300m W of the crossroads in the village centre.

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