CPAT Regional Sites & Monuments Record

PRN 30708 - Welshpool Cockpit
Listed Building 7822 (II )

NGR :- SJ2243607485 (SJ20NW)
Unitary authority :- Powys
Community :- Welshpool
Prefered site type :- Post Medieval - Cockpit (Building - Intact )

Probably late C18. Of 2-storey height. Red brick. Octagonal. Roof supported by 8 beams radiating from central wooden post. Slate roof. Under restoration at time of survey.

(Former listing description)

The following is from Cadw's Listed Buildings database

Set back from New Street to the rear of the National Westminster Bank on Broad Street.

Probably late C18. Of 2-storey height. Red brick. Octagonal. Roof supported by 8 beams radiating from central wooden post. Slate roof. Under restoration at time of survey.

Sources:-
CPAT , nd , Welshpool Cockpit - an illustrated guide to Wales' only standing cockpit ,
Cadw , 1981 , Powys: List No. 16 (Welshpool) , 33
Cadw Listing database , 2000 , ,
Davies, A S , nd , "Cockfighting in Montgomeryshire ", ?? , 12-15 .
Harrison Partnership , 1975 , ,
Jones, F , 1950 , "With beak and spur The story of cock-fighting in Montgomeryshire ", Montgomeryshire Society Yearbook 12 , .
Jones, N W, Silvester, R J & Britnell, W J , 2003 , Montgomery Canal Conservation Management Strategy. Landscape Archaeology Assessment , CPAT Report 550 .
MDC , 1974 , ,
OS map , 1885 , ,
Peate, I C , 1970 , The Denbigh Cockpit and cockfighting in Wales , 14

Events:-
Assessment CPAT / 2003(31/08/03) -
Desktop study CPAT / 2003(31/08/03) -
HLC CPAT / 2003(31/08/03) -

record created 31/12/89 CM89 - copyright CPAT , last updated 10/05/04
The above data are supplied by CPAT in partnership with its Local Authorities and the partners of END, CPAT SMR partnership, 2004 (and in part Crown, 2004 - as indicated)



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Clwyd Powys Archaeological Trust, Curatorial Section, 7a Church Street, Welshpool, Powys SY21 7DL.
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