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Two Lead Water Tanks on Terrace West of Newby Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Newby with Mulwith, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.1016 / 54°6'5"N

Longitude: -1.4697 / 1°28'11"W

OS Eastings: 434772

OS Northings: 467430

OS Grid: SE347674

Mapcode National: GBR LP50.LF

Mapcode Global: WHD96.D5CH

Plus Code: 9C6W4G2J+J4

Entry Name: Two Lead Water Tanks on Terrace West of Newby Hall

Listing Date: 29 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1150310

English Heritage Legacy ID: 331791

ID on this website: 101150310

Location: North Yorkshire, HG4

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Civil Parish: Newby with Mulwith

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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1/34 Two lead water tanks on
terrace west of Newby


2 tanks. Late C17 - early C18 for Sir Edward Blackett. Lead.
Approximately 60 centimetres high and 1.2 metres long. The sides and ends
are decorated with armorial motifs in relief. The shields on the ends have
the Blackett arms: a chevron between 3 mullets, 3 escallops in the field.
They were probably used originally to collect rain water from the roof of
the house. Sir William Blackett (d1680) was a very eminent and successful
merchant who was sheriff and later MP for Newcastle. He owned large estates
and coal mines in Northumberland and in his will he left to his eldest
surviving son, Edward, the money to buy an estate of £500 in Northumberland,
Durham or Yorkshire, as well as shares in manors and collieries in
Northumberland. The estate bought was probably Newby, from Sir Jordan
Crossland in 1689.

Listing NGR: SE3477267430

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