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Description: Weir and Fish Lock to North East of Old Fish Locks House
Date Listed: 13 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 332414
OS Grid Reference: NZ3521609825
OS Grid Coordinates: 435216, 509825
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4826, -1.4580
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NZ 30 NE OVER DINSDALE
4/50 Weir and fish lock to
north-east of Old Fish
Weir and fish lock. Mid C18. Said to have been built by William Emerson of
Hurworth. Huge roughly squared sandstone blocks laid across River Tees
forming an approximately 50 metre long curving weir. Dressed stone fish
lock. Height of weir reduced by about 0.75 metre in late C19. Originally
2 fish locks built partly into river bank at either end of weir. West lock
destroyed. East lock is a small square-plan structure with round archways
on upstream and downstream faces. It is said to contain a stone fish
ladder. This item straddles the parishes of Low Dinsdale and Over Dinsdale
and the county border with Durham.
Listing NGR: NZ3521609825
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Source: English Heritage
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