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Dam on River Coquet 350 Metres Upstream of Guyzance Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Acklington, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.3196 / 55°19'10"N

Longitude: -1.6817 / 1°40'54"W

OS Eastings: 420296

OS Northings: 602883

OS Grid: NU202028

Mapcode National: GBR J6PX.QW

Mapcode Global: WHC1Z.4KG8

Entry Name: Dam on River Coquet 350 Metres Upstream of Guyzance Bridge

Listing Date: 15 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153600

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236692

Location: Acklington, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Acklington

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Acklington St John the Divine

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

ACKLINGTON GUYZANCE BRIDGE
NU 20 SW
7/22 Dam on River Coquet
350 metres upstream
of Guyzance Bridge
II

Dam. 1775 by Smeaton for John Archbold of Acton and Edward Cook of Brainshaugh,
repaired and cement skirt constructed 1926. Squared stone. Horseshoe dam
with 2.4 metres fall and 51.8 metres radius of curvature, with vertical front
and face and battered rear; adjacent riverside retaining wall on south has
boarded sluice to millrace immediately upstream of dam.

Smeaton, 'Reports' (1776). Vol ii, page 324.


Listing NGR: NU2029602883

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