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WEIR, STONE BASIN AND FOOTBRIDGE AT LAKE OUTLET, RIPLEY CASTLE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: WEIR, STONE BASIN AND FOOTBRIDGE AT LAKE OUTLET, RIPLEY CASTLE

List entry Number: 1150405

Location

WEIR, STONE BASIN AND FOOTBRIDGE AT LAKE OUTLET, RIPLEY CASTLE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ripley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-Mar-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 18-May-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 331613

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History

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Details

SE 2860-2960 8/107

RIPLEY, RIPLEY PARK, Weir, stone basin and footbridge at lake outlet, Ripley Castle

(formerly listed as Cast-iron bridge over water-fall at Ripley Castle and weir at Ripley Castle)

15.3.66

GV II

Weir, stone lined basin and footbridge at the lake outlet. 1843-4 for Sir William Amcott Ingilby. Weir and basin lining of large gritstone blocks; cast-iron footbridge. The weir is horse-shoe shaped and forms a cascade of 6 tiers; the stone basin is approximately 3 metres deep and stone lined. It abuts the Tower Bridge (qv). The walls of the basin are built up to provide support for the footbridge. This has a single shallow span, the iron walkway supported by a single rib. In Gothick style, with 2 pairs of solid standards decorated with trefoiled panels and having rounded pyramidal caps. The railings have 2 tiers of trefoil arches with a band of cinquefoil roundels at the base and a moulded handrail which ramps down to ground level at each end. The standards have the cast inscription: "JOSEPH BUTLER / & CO / OLD FOUNDRY / STAININGLEY". Sir William Amcott Ingilby had the Ripley lake made in 1843-44 as part of the landscaping of the park to earlier designs by Capability Brown. See North Yorkshire Historic Gardens Register - Ripley Castle, Grade II.

Listing NGR: SE2818260443

Selected Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 32 North Yorkshire,

National Grid Reference: SE 28182 60443

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