Rushmere, Wimbledon Common
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|Notes / History||Paddling at Rushmere.
Prior to the construction of purpose-built facilities, such as Latimer Road Baths, the ponds on Wimbledon Common functioned as unofficial swimming pools. Conflicting interests, the need to preserve wildlife and health considerations have now restricted such activity to Queensmere.