Description: Harbour Walls and Weir (100 Metres, East Off)
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
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BEDALE SOUTH END
8/49 Harbour Walls and Weir
(100 metres, east off)
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
Source: English Heritage
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