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Record details

BCC record ID:0206800000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Three possibly ornamental ponds, fishponds or swimming pools noted on historic maps
Grid Reference:SU 77940 85580
Parish:

HAMBLEDEN, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • BATHS (19th Century - 1800 AD to 1899 AD)
  • FISHPOND (19th Century - 1800 AD to 1899 AD)
  • ORNAMENTAL POND (19th Century - 1800 AD to 1899 AD)

Associated finds: none recorded

Public access information

Is the site accessible to the public?No
Is the site visible from a public viewpoint?No

Full description

Plan Form - RECTANGULAR
1845 TITHE MAP MARKS 'BATHS' (2 RECT PONDS) AT NGR (BI1). 3 RECT APPROX PARALLEL SHEETS OF WATER SHOWN AT NGR (BI2). 3 PONDS, MIDDLE & E ONES CONNECTED BY CHANNEL 1M WIDE. FLORA, EG GARDEN ESCAPES SUGGEST ORNAMENTAL USE, C200 YEARS OLD. LOCAL INFO SAYS USED FOR SWIMMING (SEE BI1). COULD BE FISHPONDS (BI3)

Sources and further reading

<1>Map: HAMBLEDEN TITHE MAP 1845 (IN BRO, REF IR29-30/3/51 ).
<2>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1960. OS 1960 6 INCH MAP. 1:10,560.
<3>Bibliographic reference: C REID & A R PIKE AUG 1979 FIELD VISIT/CAS CARD 2 068.

Associated excavations and fieldwork: none recorded

Related monuments: none

Reports

No image caption available  © Buckinghamshire County Council

No image caption available © Buckinghamshire County Council