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Pound in churchyard wall of Church of St Llawddog

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanllawddog, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26936

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: On the S side of the church.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Llanllawddog

Community: Llanllawddog

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

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.

Exterior

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.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special historic interest as a rare surviving small pound, a building type once familiar in rural Wales.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Y Dderwyn
    Approximately 1km E of Llanllawddog church, in a field on the N side of a minor road between Llanlla

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