Lower Village Pound - North Brookfield, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 15.604 W 072° 05.391
18T E 740037 N 4682753
Quick Description: The Lower Village Pound is located at the south side of the east end of Bates Street in North Brookfield, MA.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 5/5/2021 4:19:18 AM
Waymark Code: WM1479M
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni
Views: 1

Long Description:

The town pound was one of the first two structures to be built in North Brookfield, after the meeting house. It was used to impound stray livestock until they could be reclaimed by their owner for a fee to the pound keeper.

A sign in front of the rectangular, low stone wall of the pound is inscribed:

LOWER
VILLAGE
POUND
CIRCA
1749

Approximate dimensions: 25' by 30'

Condition: Structure mostly intact

Marked by sign?: yes

Construction Material: Stone

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