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Pound House Approximately 15m East of Longbrook Farmhouse, West Alvington

Description: Pound House Approximately 15m East of Longbrook Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 100890

OS Grid Reference: SX7233643575
OS Grid Coordinates: 272336, 43575
Latitude/Longitude: 50.2783, -3.7930

Location: Townsend Road, West Alvington, Devon TQ7 3PU

Locality: West Alvington
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: TQ7 3PU

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Listing Text

SX 74 SW
5/193 Pound house approximately 15m. east
of Longbrook Farmhouse

G. V. II

Farm building, reputedly a pound house. Roughly coursed slatestone rubble walls
with cob at the top. Thatch roof with corrugated iron over, hipped to the left
end, half-hipped to the right.
Plan: rectangular, apparently originally a 2-bay linhay at the left-hand end,
pound house to the right and a small wing at the right-hand end.
Exterior: 2 storeys with a single storey wing projecting from the right-herd
end. Lower left-hand part was originally open-fronted with a central circular
rubble pier, It has now been infilled with stone on the ground floor,
weatherboarding above. Along the front are 3 doorways and a first floor loading
Interior: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SX7233643575

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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