Pound on Southam Road

Leafless trees with road at front of image. | Image courtesy of Gary Stocker
Animal pound on Southam Road, Radford Semele, December 2019.
Image courtesy of Gary Stocker
Description of this historic site

The site of a pound which was used for penning livestock during the Imperial period. It was located on Southam Road, Radford Semele.

Notes about this historic site

1 The pound is on the turnpike E of the village. It was used about twelve times earlier this century for stray cattle etc. It was last used by the council to store drainpipes and other material. Hitchcox had the keystone of the arch of the pound gate, which is inscribed ‘FEW 1858’. Information J Hitchcox.
2 There are still the remains of pound on land held by the Police Station.

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