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Harbour Walls and Weir (100 Metres, East Off)

A Grade II Listed Building in Bedale, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.2878 / 54°17'15"N

Longitude: -1.5879 / 1°35'16"W

OS Eastings: 426922

OS Northings: 488093

OS Grid: SE269880

Mapcode National: GBR KLCV.0Q

Mapcode Global: WHC71.LH18

Entry Name: Harbour Walls and Weir (100 Metres, East Off)

Listing Date: 6 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1315001

English Heritage Legacy ID: 333557

Location: Bedale, Hambleton, North Yorkshire, DL8

County: North Yorkshire

District: Hambleton

Civil Parish: Bedale

Built-Up Area: Bedale

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

SE 1688-2788
8/49 Harbour Walls and Weir
(100 metres, east off)
- II
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

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