DOG POUND AT ENTRANCE TO ALFOXTON PARK

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1057419
Date first listed:
22-May-1969
Statutory Address:
DOG POUND AT ENTRANCE TO ALFOXTON PARK

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Location

Statutory Address:
DOG POUND AT ENTRANCE TO ALFOXTON PARK

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Somerset
District:
West Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Holford
National Grid Reference:
ST1526441128

Details

ST14SE 6/91 22.5.69

HOLFORD CP ALFOXTON Dog Pound at entrance to Alfoxton Park

II

Dog pound. C16-C17. Red sandstone random rubble. Square in plan on sloping site, West wall about 3 metres high, East wall about 1.5 metres. Arched head on centre of facade carries crest of St. Albyn family, probably C19, small slit below giving view of interior of pound, buttressed corners, entrance at rear through gap in wall. 1983 plaque added commemorating the gift of this dog pound to the village of Holford by the descendents of the St. Albyn family, owners of Alfoxton Park (qv) for many years. Listed primarily for historic interest.

Listing NGR: ST1526441128

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
265137
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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