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Description: Weir on River Skell Approximately 120 Metres West of the Reservoir
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
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SE 2768 LINDRICK WITH STUDLEY FOUNTAINS LANE
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
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Source: English Heritage
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