Monument record MDR15275 - Fishponds (site of), north-east of Bradley

Type and Period (1)

  • (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Three stew ponds are contained within a piece of woodland called 'Stews' on the Bradley Tithe Plan of 1839. (1) The name 'The Stews' is still in use on the 1st edition 25" OS map of c. 1880, but the stew ponds themselves are no longer extant. (2) An extract from The Kniveton Leiger mentions fishponds in Bradley in about 1260. (3, 4) Near to Bradley school are three interconnecting old stew ponds that have recently been cleared and incorporated in to a larger lake [2007]. During this work well-tooled stone was recovered. (5)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: 1839. Bradley Tithe Plan.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Saltman, A (ed.). 1977. Extract from The Kniveton Leiger (Derbyshire Archaeological Society Record). pp. 24-5. pp. 24-5.
  • <4> Correspondence: Woore, S. 2003. Letter to HER Officer re the fishponds in Bradley, 02/12/2003.
  • <5> Bibliographic reference: Wiltshire, M & Woore, S. 2009. Medieval Parks of Derbyshire. pp. 40-1.



Grid reference Centred SK 2274 4585 (247m by 140m)

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Record last edited

Jan 20 2016 5:09PM

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