A Decoy Pond in Maxstoke Park

Description of this historic site

A decoy pond, a pond with arms that were covered with nets into which wild birds were allured. It is situated on the edge of Maxstoke Park, 250m south east of Maxtoke Castle.

Notes about this historic site

1 Rectangular pond with an extension to the E.
2 Near to the edge of Maxstoke Park is a small moat, still containing water.
3 This is actually a decoy pond. Probably C18 or C19 in date.
4 On map of 1806

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