A Grade II Listed Building in Ilston, Swansea
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Latitude: 51.5881 / 51°35'17"N
Longitude: -4.0986 / 4°5'54"W
OS Eastings: 254713
OS Northings: 189783
OS Grid: SS547897
Mapcode National: GBR GV.GT5G
Mapcode Global: VH4KD.XB3W
Entry Name: Village Pound
Listing Date: 19 July 2000
Last Amended: 19 July 2000
Source ID: 23542
Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence
Location: At the side of a lane at the centre of Lunnon, behind Big House Farmhouse.
Community: Ilston (Llanddinol)
Traditional County: Glamorgan
Possibly contemporary with Big House Farmhouse of c1700, to the farmyard entrance of which it is adjacent. Marked as 'pound' on the 1877 map.
A small animal pound in coursed axe-dressed local limestone, approximately oval in plan with a gateway at the north end. The walls of the pound are about 1½m. high. Simple iron gate.
Reasons for Listing
Included as a rare and well preserved village pound for the retention of stray animals.
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