Fish Ponds N of Merevale Abbey
The site of fishponds associated with Merevale Abbey. They are Medieval in origin and survive as earthworks. They are situated north of the site of Merevale Abbey.
1 In the fields on the N side of Merevale Lane are various banks etc., indicating sites of fishstews and pools for the abbey corn mill, which faced Watling Street.
2 The average height of the Mill bay is 5m; no trace of the mill was found.
3 May be the same as 3952.
4 SAM List. The valley to the N of the conventual buildings was dammed to create two large ponds. These are now dry but their dams, built across the stream channel, remain visible as substantial earthworks.