Fisher's Pond

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Fisher's Pond
Fisher's Pond near Colden Common - geograph.org.uk - 46637.jpg
Fisher's Pond
Fisher's Pond is located in Hampshire
Fisher's Pond
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Fisher's Pond shown within Hampshire
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town EASTLEIGH
Postcode district SO50
Dialling code 01962
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Fire Hampshire
Ambulance South Central
EU Parliament South East England
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Hampshire
50°59′12″N 1°18′22″W / 50.9868°N 1.3060°W / 50.9868; -1.3060Coordinates: 50°59′12″N 1°18′22″W / 50.9868°N 1.3060°W / 50.9868; -1.3060

Fisher's Pond is a small hamlet on the edge of Colden Common in Hampshire, England.[1][2] Fisher's Pond is located on the main Winchester to Portsmouth Road. Fisher's Pond itself is an artificial lake held back by an earth dam at one end and adjacent to Marwell Zoo. The pond was constructed to allow the then Bishop of Winchester to have fish supplied to his table, especially in winter[citation needed]. There are two public houses in the hamlet; The New Queens Head and The Fisher's Pond (Formally The Fisher's Pond cafe). The pond is now used as a fish farm mainly for carp. In former times there was a swimming pool at one side of the pond, the remains of which can still be seen to this day.

Governance[edit]

Fishers Pond is a hamlet in the City of Winchester district of Hampshire, England.

Geography[edit]

The nearest town is Eastleigh, which lies approximately 3.1 miles (5.0 km) south-west from the hamlet.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 185 Winchester & Basingstoke (Andover & Romsey) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2013. ISBN 9780319228845. 
  2. ^ "Ordnance Survey: 1:50,000 Scale Gazetteer" (csv (download)). www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk. Ordnance Survey. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 18 February 2016. 

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