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HER Number:MDV18427
Name:Pound at Poundsgate

Summary

Medieval pound at Poundsgate shown on 19th century map. Considered for designation but programme ended prematurely. Nationally important site.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 704 724
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Medieval pound at Poundsgate illustrated on 19th century maps

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SW/88
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • POUND (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

'Pound' shown on 19th century map to the west of the road.


Willmott Dobbie, B. M., 1979, Pounds or Pinfolds and Lockups, 29 (Monograph). SDV21958.

Poundsgate pound. Rectangular in plan. Drystone wall of large roughly dressed blocks. The Manor pound of Spitchwick.


Gerrard, S., 2004, List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor (Un-published). SDV345444.

Poundsgate pound was considered for designation as a Scheduled Ancient Monument in 2004. Other details: Site 46.


Gerrard, S., 2006, Dartmoor Nationally Important Sites (Cartographic). SDV345607.


Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

'Pound' shown on modern mapping as a rectilinear enclosure on the west side of the bend in the road.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV21958Monograph: Willmott Dobbie, B. M.. 1979. Pounds or Pinfolds and Lockups. Pounds or Pinfolds and Lockups. Unknown. 29.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #82237 ]
SDV345444Un-published: Gerrard, S.. 2004. List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor. Digital.
SDV345607Cartographic: Gerrard, S.. 2006. Dartmoor Nationally Important Sites. English Heritage. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 18 2019 8:45AM