Fishponds 200m NW of Hall End Farm

Description of this historic site

The site of probable fishponds, used for the breeding and storage of fish. They are of unknown date, and survive as earthworks west of Hall End Farm, Ullenhall.

Notes about this historic site

1 Extensive earthworks of uncertain date. These consist of a large hollow with two islands. The E island has a causeway across the ditch. Further linear ditches exist to the S. Both islands appear too small for occupation and the most likely explanation, from surface observation only, is that this is a system of fishponds with fowl enclosures. Natural water would provide sufficient water to prevent stagnation.
2 Vertical RAF air photograph.

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