TA1828 : Ivy Lane, Hedon, Yorkshire

taken 30 years ago, near to Hedon, East Riding of Yorkshire, Great Britain

Ivy Lane, Hedon, Yorkshire
Ivy Lane, Hedon, Yorkshire
Horse Well or Horsewell Pond obtained its name from the fact that it used to be a drinking place for horses. The base of the pond was lined with brick and stone in order to take the weight of the visiting animals.

The pond is also nicknamed ‘Duck Pond’, a reference to the ducking-stool that was apparently located there. Troublesome and angry women who committed the crime of ‘breaking the peace’ through arguing with neighbours in raised voices would be punished by being placed in a chair and ducked in the pond. LinkExternal link
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TA1828, 610 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 31 May, 1987   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 17 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Lakes, Wetland, Bog  City, Town centre  People, Events 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 1869 2883 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:44.5408N 0:12.1108W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 1868 2881
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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