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HER Number:MDV16293
Name:Braunton Pound


Site of the manor pound of Braunton Gorges, which is said to have been in use until about 1900. It was situated just outside the railway station, below the Caen Bridge.


Grid Reference:SS 486 365
Map Sheet:SS43NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS43NE/40

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • POUND (Early Medieval to XXI - 1066 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Slee, A. H., 1941, Braunton and its Manors, 197 (Article in Serial). SDV83677.

The manor pound of Braunton Gorges was still in use until about 1900. It was situated just outside the railway station, below the Caen Bridge, adjoining the Caen Stream.

Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit, 1994, Braunton Great Field Management Study (Report - non-specific). SDV341059.

There was a manor pound for straying cattle in Chapel Street.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV341059Report - non-specific: Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit. 1994. Braunton Great Field Management Study. Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit Report. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV83677Article in Serial: Slee, A. H.. 1941. Braunton and its Manors. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 73. Hardback Volume. 197.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 16 2009 11:13AM