Ponds to E of Ladbroke House

Description of this historic site

Earthworks including ponds, of unknown purpose and date. 'Pool Close' is marked on a tithe award map of 1838. They are situated 400m north east of the church at Ladbroke.

Notes about this historic site

1 This field has a number of earthworks including two pools, a long boundary bank turning at right angles and some other more indeterminate earthworks. It is very stony. It is recorded as Pool Close in the 1838 tithe award.
2 The earthworks are still intact.
3 Letter about field names with relevant dates.
4 Report of re-routing of a pipeline in order to avoid disturbing the medieval earthworks.
5 Untitled plan that possibly shows the pipeline route originally proposed in 1990.

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