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

Summary

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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Full Description

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 Unpublished document: English Heritage. 21/11/2003.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.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9517 3144 (11m by 10m)
Map sheet SS93SE
Civil Parish BROMPTON REGIS, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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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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