This mini episode of the podcasts looks at the history of Chestnut Pond, located on the eastern outskirts of Ipswich in Rushmere St. Andrew, and its past connections to smuggling.
It also retells another local story about how a place called Cat House once played a part in smuggling on the River Orwell.
You can view some photographs of Chestnut Pond in a blog post for this episode as well as a map of its location by visiting www.ipswichhistory.com
You can read some notes about the history of Smugglers Pond/Chestnut Pond on the Rushmere St. Andrew Parish Council website:
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