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MONUMENT NO. 1501700

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Set of medieval fishponds apparently lying immediately outside the precinct of Thornton Abbey. One long rectangular fishpond and three short ones are contained within a roughly square moat, all well-preserved as earthworks, but becoming overgrown with scrub. Until the onset of ploughing in the mid-20th century, extensive water meadow earthworks were well preserved in the surrounding field, but the fishponds appear to lie outside the abbey's southern precinct boundary.

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