This structure maintained a head of water for the leets and channels which powered hammers, forges
and furnaces. Much of the weir had been washed away by the late 19th century, although portions

For further information on the Weir, please view point 7 in the - Report on the Surviving Remains at Bedlington Ironworks by Peter Ryder (PDF 63Kb) >


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Slight remains of the weir at the south end of the site, attached to substantial remains of former riverside revettment wall.





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