TM1422 : Weeley: The Village Pond

taken 15 days ago, near to Weeley, Essex, Great Britain

Weeley: The Village Pond
Weeley: The Village Pond
The Village Pond is north-west of the junction of the B1033 Thorpe Road with Crow Lane.

A Weeley Parish Council notice board at the site states that it was known variously as Sparrows Pond and more recently as Reed Pond, and was used to water horses on the way to, and back from, the coast during the 19th and early 20th centuries.

The 1874 large scale Ordnance Survey map shows that it was substantially larger then than it is now, filling in the entire space up to Thorpe Road and Crow Lane.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 15 March, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 18 March, 2020
Geographical Context
Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Primary Subject of Photo
Pond 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 1484 2251 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:51.5878N 1:7.1162E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 1486 2253
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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