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Weir and Salmon Ladder, Nun Monkton

Description: Weir and Salmon Ladder

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 20 October 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 332108

OS Grid Reference: SE4998760019
OS Grid Coordinates: 449987, 460019
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0337, -1.2383

Location: Nun Monkton, North Yorkshire YO30 2AZ

Locality: Nun Monkton
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO30 2AZ

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Listing Text


1758/1/15 LINTON LOCK
09-MAR-04 Weir and Salmon Ladder


Weir and salmon ladder. Of c1767 origin with later repairs. Coursed limestone,
part cement-rendered. Weir across most of the river with overflow channel on
right and salmon ladder on left. The retaining wall on the fight side of the
river has herringbone-tooled stones. The top surface above the overflow channel
is of large blocks of stone with iron, lead-covered ties. Later paddles with
winding gear. The salmon ladder has a series of stepped basins with ramped
walls and adjoining it, down river, the remains of a wall and possibly a large
pool. The weir and salmon ladder were constructed following an Act of parliament
of 1767.

'An Act for Making Navigable the River Ouse ... 1767' in Private Acts 1757-l769,
York Library.

Listing NGR: SE4998760019

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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