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Harbour Walls and Weir (100 Metres, East Off), Bedale

Description: Harbour Walls and Weir (100 Metres, East Off)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 333557

OS Grid Reference: SE2692288092
OS Grid Coordinates: 426922, 488092
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2878, -1.5879

Location: 11 Harbour View, Bedale, North Yorkshire DL8 2DA

Locality: Bedale
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL8 2DA

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Listing Text

SE 1688-2788
8/49 Harbour Walls and Weir
(100 metres, east off)
- II
Harbour walls and weir. 1768. Coursed ashlar stone. 3-tier weir flanked
by L-shaped walls. Wall to left turns another right-angle and continues for
approximately 30 metres. Remains of wood sluice gates on right side of
weir. 2 iron rings in walls. In 1768 £5,000 was raised to include 4 miles
of Bedale beck in a scheme designed to make the River Swale navigable from
Moreton to Boroughbridge. (Lewis, "Tales of old Bedale", Country Life,
pp 554-557, March 11, 1971).

Listing NGR: SE2692088090

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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