|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Post medieval pound|
The remains of a post medieval pound used to lock up drunken people can be seen at this site.
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|Grid Reference:||TL 7168 9073|
|Parish:||FELTWELL, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Remains of old pound.
According to (S1) this was not for animals but for drunken persons!
E. Rose (NAU), 8 October 1980.
This however is not as unusual as it sounds. The practice is recorded at Godstone in Surrey as late as 1935.
- POUND (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
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Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|<S1>||Serial: Orange. History of Feltwell. Vol I. |
|<S2>||Publication: Fairall, H. (ed). 1935. Glorious Godstone. |
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