MEM24705 - Post-medieval pound, Exton (Monument)


A pound is said to have been sited within the gardens of the old Hare and Hounds Inn. It was later made into a walled garden.

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A small square building is shown on the Tithe Map for Exton at SS 9258 3361, at the entrance to the outbuildings for the house to the north (MEM24704). It is not labelled but a building directly to the east is labelled 778. The accompanying Apportionment does not list this parcel, but 778a is listed as "Parish Pound", owned by Robert Guy Evered Esquire and occupied by the parishioners. [1] The building is not shown on the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map, although its northern, western, and southern walls appear to have been preserved in the land boundaries here. [2] In the gardens of the old Hare and Hound (MEM24704) was the animal pound that had been made into a walled garden. A window from the Inn looked onto the pound and the entrance to the cobbled yard. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1>XY Map: 1838. Exton Tithe Map and Apportionment. Land parcel 778a. [Mapped feature: #46233 ]
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Serial: Exmoor Society. 1959-present. Exmoor Review. Volume 26 (1985), "There was no hurry", p46-7 (MJ Baker).

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Other Statuses/References

  • Local List Status (Require info)



Grid reference Centred SS 9258 3361 (8m by 9m)
Map sheet SS93SW

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Record last edited

Jul 24 2019 2:42PM


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