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Weir on River Skell Approximately 120 Metres West of the Reservoir

A Grade II Listed Building in Lindrick with Studley Royal and Fountains, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.1104 / 54°6'37"N

Longitude: -1.5753 / 1°34'30"W

OS Eastings: 427865

OS Northings: 468364

OS Grid: SE278683

Mapcode National: GBR KNFX.R9

Mapcode Global: WHC7T.SY28

Entry Name: Weir on River Skell Approximately 120 Metres West of the Reservoir

Listing Date: 11 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1173497

English Heritage Legacy ID: 331043

Location: Lindrick with Studley Royal and Fountains, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG4

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Civil Parish: Lindrick with Studley Royal an

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

SE 2768 LINDRICK WITH STUDLEY FOUNTAINS LANE
ROYAL AND FOUNTAINS (east side, off)

9/41 Weir on River Skell
approximately 120 metres
west of the Reservoir


GV II


Weir. Possibly medieval for the monks of Fountains Abbey and rebuilt after
1768 for William Aislabie. Gritstone. Approximately 1.5 metres high and 4
metres wide. Sloping ramp of coursed stones, overhanging coping of massive
blocks. Sluice on north bank of river, partly collapsed. The north bank of
the Skell was covered by orchards belonging to Fountains Abbey (qv) and
until 1768 the boundary with Studley Royal was east of the weir, on the line
of the Abbey precinct wall.


Listing NGR: SE2786568364

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