Warlick House eel Ponds

This part of the map clearly shows the remains of the eel ponds (fish ponds) once used by Ramsey Abbey to store eels.

The monks of Ramsey had to supply the monks of Ely and Peterborough with over 4000 eels every lent. This was in payment for squared stone from Barnack quarry near Peterborough, to build and repair the Abbey.