Rectory fishponds

Rectory fishponds

We’ve had an email asking whether anyone knows anything about the history of the rectory fishponds, just outside the village. We believe they were once a brick-works, and may have also been a duck-decoy.

It’s said that it was around these ponds that RAF Spitfire ace, Johnnie Johnson, honed his superb markmanship skills by shooting wildfowl.

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