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Latitude: 53.6865 / 53°41'11"N
Longitude: -1.4596 / 1°27'34"W
OS Eastings: 435784
OS Northings: 421247
OS Grid: SE357212
Mapcode National: GBR LT7T.S7
Mapcode Global: WHDC4.KL4R
Entry Name: Kirkthorpe Weir and Sluice Gates
Listing Date: 27 August 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1200709
English Heritage Legacy ID: 342413
Location: Warmfield cum Heath, Wakefield, WF1
Civil Parish: Warmfield cum Heath
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Warmfield St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SE32SE WARMFIELD-CUM-HEATH RIVER CALDER
1/108 Kirkthorpe Weir
and sluice gates
Weir and sluice gates across the River Calder. Probably second quarter C19,
sluice gates dated 1827. Ashlar and cast-iron. Segmental curved weir has
8 steps with, to west and east, curved retaining walls of giant ashlar blocks.
At east end 3 sluices divided by 6 giant stepped buttresses with pointed-arched
cutwaters to the south. Two original sluice gates with circular winding gear
and large cog wheel the plates with lettering in relief reading
"HEWES & WREN
to each face. A large and impressive feat of engineering, the sluices in
Partly in the parish of Stanley.
Listing NGR: SE3578421247
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