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River Wharfe, showing the Weir


Subject ID:
200639_160853
Location:
Thorp Arch
Subject Year:
Copyright:
The Francis Frith Collection
Class number:
Frith/Box1/B156/BNA 21
River Wharfe, showing the Weir
Description:
Undated. Image shows the River Wharfe and the Weir located a little way upsteam from Thorp Arch Bridge. Thorp Arch Manor Mill is situated here. The Weir was also, the site of a salmon fishery or 'hecks'. As the salmon leapt the Weir they would be caught by a wooden frame constructed across the river.

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