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The Town Pound, Wareham Town

Description: The Town Pound

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 September 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 108127

OS Grid Reference: SY9209787255
OS Grid Coordinates: 392097, 87255
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6849, -2.1132

Location: 3 Pound Lane, Wareham BH20 4PQ

Locality: Wareham Town
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH20 4PQ

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Listing Text


1/217 The Town Pound


Pound. C18 with later repairs. Brick with brick-on-edge coping. Square plan.
Entrance to north-west wall. Built to hold stray and impounded animals from the
town's common.

Listing NGR: SY9209787255

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Source: English Heritage

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