SE2668 : West Gate Weir, River Skell

taken 10 years ago, near to Aldfield, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

West Gate Weir, River Skell
West Gate Weir, River Skell
Built to hold water back for Fountains Mill, this weir must have been rebuilt several times from when the mill was constructed in the 13thC. It looks like 18th or 19th C, and holds back several feet of water. Unfortunately due to the river system being short, it soon dries up, as can be seen here, as there is barely a trickle coming over the top.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Matthew Hatton and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
SE2668, 27 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Wednesday, 8 August, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 13 August, 2007
Category
Weir   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 269 681 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:6.5279N 1:35.3299W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 270 681
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+


Image classification(about): Geograph (Second Visitor for SE2668)
This page has been viewed about 25 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register