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Sewingshields fishponds (Simonburn)

This is a group of three medieval fishponds to the north of the site of Sewingshields Castle. They are rectangular in shape and laid out in a line. Such medieval fishponds are not common in this area. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N7837
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY, Hadrian's Wall Landscape from Chesters to Greenhead 1999; T GATES

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Source of Reference
Local History of Simonburn


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