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Casade, Weir and Sluice on River Beane About 30 Metres North of Drive

A Grade II Listed Building in Watton-at-Stone, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8476 / 51°50'51"N

Longitude: -0.0943 / 0°5'39"W

OS Eastings: 531364

OS Northings: 218277

OS Grid: TL313182

Mapcode National: GBR KB4.0Z9

Mapcode Global: VHGP8.BT0G

Entry Name: Casade, Weir and Sluice on River Beane About 30 Metres North of Drive

Listing Date: 11 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1089081

English Heritage Legacy ID: 356328

Location: Watton-at-Stone, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG14

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Watton-at-Stone

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Watton-at-Stone

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 31 NW
4/212 Cascade, Weir and Sluice
- on River Beane about
30m N of Drive

Weir with sluice channelling River Beane onto cascade facing approach drive to
Woodhall Park (q.v.). c.1780 by W Malcolm as part of landscaping of Park for
Sir T Rumbold. Cascade face is irregular brick and stone with stepped setts on one
side, overgrown and ruinous. Flanking low stock brick walls canted out to tumbling
bay with gutter to left for sluiced water. Similar and lower canted stock brick
walls upstream channel water over rendered weir, a central opening channels water
into sluice. On weir are 2 panelled piers with pedimented heads dated 1933
supporting timber framework with a handle to gear mechanism to open and shut
sluice gates.

Listing NGR: TL3136418277

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