Seven Islands Pond, Mitcham Common
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|Partial / Incomplete Date||c.1963|
|Notes / History||Seven Islands Pond in mid-winter.
Freezing temperatures provided local youngsters with a choice of skating rinks.
This was one of a number of ponds on the Common which formed when water collected in areas hollowed out by gravel digging.
During the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries swimming and boating were popular summer pastimes on these ponds.