MSO8882 - Pound and lock-up, Brompton Regis (Building)


A small stone-built lock-up with a well and pump, alongside the southeast of the church. A "Pound" is noted on the 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps.

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A small stone built lock up with a well and pump alongside the south east of the church. "Pound" is noted on the 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey map. [1-3] The roof of the pound has been removed for safety and, according to local information, the low stepped wall to the E was built from the stone. The area of the well is extremely overgrown but there are plans to repair the structures. [4] Scheduled on 12 November 2003. [5] The Scheduled Monument Condition Assessment of 2009 gave the site a survival score of 0. [6] The site was surveyed in June 2015 as part of the 2015 Exmoor Scheduled Monument Condition Assessment. It was given a survival score of 6. [7]

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <1> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information or Staff Comments. M Aston, Somerset Council PD, 29 November 1976.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1904. 25" sheet. 47(12).
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Unassigned: Duck, Jackie. English Heritage. 22/10/2002.
  • <5> Unpublished document: English Heritage. 21/11/2003. English Heritage to Somerset County Council.
  • <6> Report: Bray, L.S.. 2010. Scheduled Monument Condition Assessment 2009, Exmoor National Park.
  • <7> Report: Gent, T. and Manning, P.. 2015. Exmoor National Park Scheduled Monument Condition Survey 2015.



Grid reference Centred SS 9517 3144 (11m by 10m)
Map sheet SS93SE

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11092
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 SE13
  • National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1118124
  • Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 33389

Record last edited

Jan 8 2018 12:24PM


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