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Stony Weir, East Stoke

Description: Stony Weir

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 August 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 108849

OS Grid Reference: SY8517887080
OS Grid Coordinates: 385178, 87080
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6832, -2.2111

Location: East Stoke, Dorset BH20 6BN

Locality: East Stoke
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH20 6BN

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Listing Text

5/389 WOOL
Stony Weir (That part
in the Parish of


Date uncertain, but described as "The Old Stony Weir" in a C17 document. (DCRO)
Note. Part in East Stoke Parish. Stone weir at the junction of the River Frome
with the mill stream - apparently constructed to control flow of water to Bindon
Mill (q.v.). Stone structure with nine pointed arches. Extended cutwaters on lower
side. On upper side, remains of cutwaters below water level - also remains of stone
paving on river bed. Water now retained at upper level by halved concrete pipes.

Listing NGR: SY8517887080

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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