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Dam on River Coquet 350 Metres Upstream of Guyzance Bridge, Acklington

Description: Dam on River Coquet 350 Metres Upstream of Guyzance Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 236692

OS Grid Reference: NU2029602883
OS Grid Coordinates: 420296, 602883
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3196, -1.6817

Location: Acklington, Northumberland NE65 9AE

Locality: Acklington
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE65 9AE

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Listing Text

NU 20 SW
7/22 Dam on River Coquet
350 metres upstream
of Guyzance Bridge

Dam. 1775 by Smeaton for John Archbold of Acton and Edward Cook of Brainshaugh,
repaired and cement skirt constructed 1926. Squared stone. Horseshoe dam
with 2.4 metres fall and 51.8 metres radius of curvature, with vertical front
and face and battered rear; adjacent riverside retaining wall on south has
boarded sluice to millrace immediately upstream of dam.

Smeaton, 'Reports' (1776). Vol ii, page 324.

Listing NGR: NU2029602883

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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