Fishpond at Harbury House

Description of this historic site

A circular fishpond survives as an earthwork in the grounds of Harbury House, Harbury. The date of the fishpond is unknown.

Notes about this historic site

1 A site visit as part of Planning Application No SO1/01660/FUL identified this monument as being the site of a former circular fishpond with a central mound. The earthworks were in an excellent state of preservation and perhaps should be considered for Scheduling. The interpretation as a fishpond is more likely than a Saxon fortification (see MWA 4617).
2 The location of the earthworks are shown on the Ordnance Survey 6″ second edition map of 1906.

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