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Dog Pound at Entrance to Alfoxton Park, Holford

Description: Dog Pound at Entrance to Alfoxton Park

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 May 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 265137

OS Grid Reference: ST1526341129
OS Grid Coordinates: 315263, 141129
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1631, -3.2132

Location: Holford, Somerset TA5 1SG

Locality: Holford
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA5 1SG

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Listing Text

Dog Pound at entrance to Alfoxton

Dog pound. C16-C17. Red sandstone random rubble. Square in plan on sloping site, West wall about 3 metres high, East
wall about 1.5 metres. Arched head on centre of facade carries crest of St. Albyn family, probably C19, small slit
below giving view of interior of pound, buttressed corners, entrance at rear through gap in wall. 1983 plaque added
commemorating the gift of this dog pound to the village of Holford by the descendents of the St. Albyn family, owners
of Alfoxton Park (qv) for many years. Listed primarily for historic interest.

Listing NGR: ST1526341129

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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