Stanmore Little Common is a small green space adjoining Wood Lane in
northern Stanmore. The post code is HA7 4JZ. The site contains the Upper and Lower Spring Ponds, which
are probably man made, dating from at least Roman times and possibly
earlier. Indeed Upper Spring Pond is also known as Caesar's Pond, based
on a tradition that there was a Roman garrison quartered near there.
Boudicca (Boadicea) almost certainly camped by and drank from these
ponds. It is these stony ponds or "Stane Meres" that gave Stanmore its