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The Pound

A Grade II Listed Building in Llansadwrn, Carmarthenshire

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Latitude: 51.966 / 51°57'57"N

Longitude: -3.9011 / 3°54'3"W

OS Eastings: 269488

OS Northings: 231435

OS Grid: SN694314

Mapcode National: GBR Y0.L70N

Mapcode Global: VH4HL.BVH6

Entry Name: The Pound

Listing Date: 29 July 1999

Last Amended: 29 July 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22111

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Situated at SW entry to the churchyard of the Church of St Sadwrn, next to the War Memorial.

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Llanwrda

Community: Llansadwrn

Community: Llansadwrn

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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Small pound for keeping stray animals, probably earlier C19.


Pound, rubble stone circular walls some 2m high with rough coping. Tall narrow opening to S with iron gate. Cobbled floor within.

Reasons for Listing

Included for agricultural historical interest as a well-preserved example of the small village pounds which are a feature of the region.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II The War Memorial
    Situated at SW entry to churchyard of Church of St Sadwrn.
  • II Church of Saint Sadwrn
    Situated in rounded churchyard in centre of village.
  • II Capel Ebenezer
    Situated in village of Llansadwrn, just N of churchyard wall.
  • II The Old Vicarage
    Situated some 100m E of the churchyard, on N side of narrow lane.
  • II Myrtle Hill
    Situated some 50m N of the churchyard, on W side of road.
  • II Fountain House
    Situated some 100m E of churchyard, on S side of narrow lane.
  • II Seion
    Situated just N of village, some 150m N of churchyard, on E side of road.
  • II Cwm Mynydd Fach
    Situated on a steeply sloping site beside the by-road that runs from Llansadwrn towards Talley; approximately 1km NW of Llandsadwrn. Buttressed rubble wall to cobbled forecourt with lawns beyond.

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