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Stony Weir

A Grade II Listed Building in Wool, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6832 / 50°40'59"N

Longitude: -2.2112 / 2°12'40"W

OS Eastings: 385176

OS Northings: 87078

OS Grid: SY851870

Mapcode National: GBR 21J.5RH

Mapcode Global: FRA 6788.DF2

Entry Name: Stony Weir

Listing Date: 18 August 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304599

English Heritage Legacy ID: 108849

Location: East Stoke, Purbeck, Dorset, BH20

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

Civil Parish: Wool

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Wool, East Burton and Combe Keynes

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


SY 88NE
5/389
18.8.83

WOOL

Stony Weir
II


Date uncertain, but described as "The Old Stony Weir" in a C17 document. (DCRO)
Note. Part in East Stoke Parish. Stone weir at the junction of the River Frome
with the mill stream - apparently constructed to control flow of water to Bindon
Mill (q.v.). Stone structure with nine pointed arches. Extended cutwaters on lower
side. On upper side, remains of cutwaters below water level - also remains of stone
paving on river bed. Water now retained at upper level by halved concrete pipes.


Listing NGR: SY8517687078

The asset was previously listed twice also under List entry 1323263. This entry was removed from the List on 24 March 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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