Record Details

NHER Number:15012
Type of record:Building
Name:Post medieval cage and pound


An early 19th century cage, or lock up, and pound, built in flint and brick, with an original door and locking bar.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 7636 3696
Map Sheet:TF73NE

Full description

7 June 1979. Visit.
Cage and pound.
Small flint and brick shed, 18th century?
Strong wooden iron bound door on west with small iron barred window above.
No other windows.
E. Rose (NAU) 7 June 1979.

Pound on east, walls now cut down to make a public garden.
Name Pound Lane east of town suggests it was formerly on that side, unless there were two or the road names have changed.
Listed as 19th century, see (S1).

Monument Types

  • POUND (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • PRISON (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 308.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1304740.

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