Tuesday, 8 December 2009

The Source of the Nile

You asked. So here it is. The actual, factual, bona fide Clapton Pond (above). Complete with the No.38 in the background.

The name ‘Clapton’ or ‘farm on the hill’ is derived from the Old English words ‘clop’, a lump or hill, and ‘ton’ farm.

Pond means a pond.

(NB: If you’re on the wrong bus and wanted to catch the Clapton Pond Neighbourhood Action Group then click HERE.)

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