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Weir, Stone Basin and Footbridge at Lake Outlet, Ripley Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Ripley, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.0392 / 54°2'21"N

Longitude: -1.5711 / 1°34'16"W

OS Eastings: 428182

OS Northings: 460443

OS Grid: SE281604

Mapcode National: GBR KPGQ.NT

Mapcode Global: WHC86.VQ0V

Entry Name: Weir, Stone Basin and Footbridge at Lake Outlet, Ripley Castle

Listing Date: 15 March 1966

Last Amended: 18 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1150405

English Heritage Legacy ID: 331613

Location: Ripley, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG3

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Civil Parish: Ripley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

SE 2860-2960
8/107


RIPLEY,
RIPLEY PARK,
Weir, stone basin and footbridge at lake outlet, Ripley Castle

(formerly listed as Cast-iron bridge over water-fall at Ripley Castle and weir at Ripley Castle)

15.3.66

GV II

Weir, stone lined basin and footbridge at the lake outlet. 1843-4 for Sir
William Amcott Ingilby. Weir and basin lining of large gritstone blocks;
cast-iron footbridge. The weir is horse-shoe shaped and forms a cascade of
6 tiers; the stone basin is approximately 3 metres deep and stone lined. It
abuts the Tower Bridge (qv). The walls of the basin are built up to provide
support for the footbridge. This has a single shallow span, the iron walkway
supported by a single rib. In Gothick style, with 2 pairs of solid
standards decorated with trefoiled panels and having rounded pyramidal caps.
The railings have 2 tiers of trefoil arches with a band of cinquefoil
roundels at the base and a moulded handrail which ramps down to ground level
at each end. The standards have the cast inscription: "JOSEPH BUTLER / & CO
/ OLD FOUNDRY / STAININGLEY". Sir William Amcott Ingilby had the Ripley
lake made in 1843-44 as part of the landscaping of the park to earlier
designs by Capability Brown. See North Yorkshire Historic Gardens Register
- Ripley Castle, Grade II.


Listing NGR: SE2818260443

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