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Fishponds north-west of Walwick Grange Farm (Warden)

These are the remains of four medieval fishponds on level ground to the west bank of the North Tyne. They are all connected to form one group. A stream running immediately south of the fishponds was probably used to supply water to the ponds. The ponds would have been used for keeping and breeding fish for food. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N8576
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument

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Source of Reference
Local History of Warden

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