Monument record DNN 019 - The Lays Fishponds

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Scheduled Monument - Fishponds.


Grid reference Centred TM 2929 6848 (91m by 165m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM26NE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Fishponds. L-shaped pond 92m N-S, 18m wide, 1.5m deep, drained into second subrectangular pond. Used as osier bed on Tithe Map (1840)(S1). 1993: The monument includes two fishponds and associated earthworks, SE of maot at Dennington Hall (SAM 21304). N pond is `L'-shaped, 92m x 65m, 1.5m deep. Earthen dam 6m wide and 1-1.5m high lies to S and separates pond from a second, sub-rectangular pond, 63 x 45m. Ponds fed by stream and connected by sluice, remains of which survive at W end of dam. The boundary of an enclosure relating to the ponds is marked by hedgerow running parallel on E side, and is included in scheduled area (S2).
Note change of NGR from TM 2929 6850. Scheduled November 1993.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <M1> (No record type): SAM file:.
  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM26NE23, ill.
  • <S2> (No record type): EH, Scheduling information, November 1993.
  • <S3> Map: 1840. Dennington Tithe Map.
  • <S4> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

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Jul 14 2021 10:59AM

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