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The Pond, Urchfont

The Pond, Urchfont Date Photo Taken 2009
Uploaded 02/03/2009 12:11:36
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Map Latitude 51.313815915628446 : Longitude -1.9429600238800049
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The Pond existed by 1784 when is was drawn on a map made for the Duke of Queensberry. Until the 1930s it was an important part of village farming providing water for cattle and horses. Now it is an integral part of the charm of the quiet village scene and provides a home for a flock of ducks.


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