The Slaugham Archive
Ron Cosens Year: 1960 Villages: SlaughamSlaugham Furnace Pond (8 of 11)
This shows the result of the removal of many of the trees along the west bank of the Furnace Pond in Slaugham. Usually it is barely possible to see the field which runs down almost to the water’s edge.
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Mrs E. M. Carter (née Kensett) recalled in her memoirs the sad story of the demise of hundreds of frogs at the Furnace Pond. It is relevant to the story that on the 1911 census her occupation is described as “Pupil teacher” at “Council Schools”.
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Picture added on 31 October 2016 at 21:18
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