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Latitude: 51.9416 / 51°56'29"N
Longitude: -4.2447 / 4°14'41"W
OS Eastings: 245797
OS Northings: 229389
OS Grid: SN457293
Mapcode National: GBR DJ.MZQC
Mapcode Global: VH3L4.CGTF
Entry Name: Pound in churchyard wall of Church of St Llawddog
Listing Date: 12 September 2002
Last Amended: 12 September 2002
Source ID: 26936
Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence
Location: On the S side of the church.
Traditional County: Carmarthenshire
Built in the C18 or early C19 and shown on the 1838 Tithe map at the SE corner of the churchyard. The churchyard was extended E when the church was rebuilt in 1848-9, at which time an extension of the rubble stone boundary wall was built abutting the E side of the pound. The entrance to the pound is an alteration of the mid or late C19.
A sub-circular pound of rubble stone with C20 cock-and-hen coping course. On the E side is a camber-headed doorway with dressed voussoirs and rock-faced keystone. On the S side facing the road is a narrow loop. The churchyard wall abuts the E and W sides.
Listed for its special historic interest as a rare surviving small pound, a building type once familiar in rural Wales.
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