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Weir on River Skell Approximately 120 Metres West of the Reservoir, Lindrick with Studley Royal and Fountains

Description: Weir on River Skell Approximately 120 Metres West of the Reservoir

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 331043

OS Grid Reference: SE2786568364
OS Grid Coordinates: 427865, 468364
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1104, -1.5753

Location: Royal, North Yorkshire HG4 3DZ

Locality: Lindrick with Studley Royal and Fountains
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HG4 3DZ

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Listing Text

ROYAL AND FOUNTAINS (east side, off)

9/41 Weir on River Skell
approximately 120 metres
west of the Reservoir


Weir. Possibly medieval for the monks of Fountains Abbey and rebuilt after
1768 for William Aislabie. Gritstone. Approximately 1.5 metres high and 4
metres wide. Sloping ramp of coursed stones, overhanging coping of massive
blocks. Sluice on north bank of river, partly collapsed. The north bank of
the Skell was covered by orchards belonging to Fountains Abbey (qv) and
until 1768 the boundary with Studley Royal was east of the weir, on the line
of the Abbey precinct wall.

Listing NGR: SE2786568364

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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