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Village Pound

A Grade II Listed Building in Ilston, Swansea

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23542

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: At the side of a lane at the centre of Lunnon, behind Big House Farmhouse.

County: Swansea

Town: Swansea

Community: Ilston (Llanddinol)

Community: Ilston

Locality: Lunnon

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Possibly contemporary with Big House Farmhouse of c1700, to the farmyard entrance of which it is adjacent. Marked as 'pound' on the 1877 map.

Exterior

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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