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

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1150405

Date first listed: 15-Mar-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 18-May-1987

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

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Location

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

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate (District Authority)

Parish: Ripley

National Grid Reference: SE 28182 60443

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 331613

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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