MEM21939 - Pound on Pound Walk, Dulverton (Monument)


A pound is marked on historic mapping.

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Full Description

A 'Pound' is marked on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map, and a building is still marked at this location on the 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey map. [1-2] The path running along the River Barle at this location is called 'Pound Walk'. [3] The shelter at the Recreation Ground was once the cattle pound for stray animals. [4] The pound was previously on the east side of the river. [6]

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap.
  • <4> Monograph: Binding, H. + Bonham-Carter, V.. 1986. Old Dulverton and Around: Dulverton - Bury - Brushford - Exebridge. The Exmoor Press. P.32.
  • <5> Article in monograph: Gathercole, C.. 2003. English Heritage Extensive Urban Survey: An Archaeological Assessment of Dulverton. The Somerset Urban Archaeological Survey. English Heritage. P.9, 15.
  • <6> Monograph: Dulverton and District Civic Society. 2002. The Book of Dulverton, Brushford, Bury and Exebridge. Halsgrove. P.12, 19.



Grid reference Centred SS 9122 2770 (7m by 14m) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS92NW

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Record last edited

Oct 31 2012 9:14AM


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