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  River Idle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The River Idle is a river in Nottinghamshire, England.
Most of the land surrounding the river is a broad flood plain, which is now partly occupied by a number of sand and gravel pits.
Its main tributaries are the River Poulter and the River Ryton.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/River_Idle   (135 words)

  
 Ryton Station - Package Three   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Ryton Station Package Three includes three nights accommodation in private ensuite chalets which have a fantastic view overlooking Lake Coleridge and three days activities.
Where you will see the Ryton river begin its life as it bubbles out of the ground and becomes a proper river, numerous native plants in their natural alpine habitat and learn about the huge scree slopes that you will see and be in amongst.
Doug and Noela live at the Ryton Bay for the whole of the summer and have a wealth of knowledge to share with you.
www.ryton.co.nz /Package_Two_532.aspx?pageid=532   (842 words)

  
 Local Maps
The peasants employ the three field system of crop rotation; one field lies beyond the river to the north, one is to the west of the village, and the last is to the south.
The miller's arable, located immediately to the northeast of the mill, is bounded to the north by the east-west road, to the west by the north-south road, and to the south by the river.
The advowson of the church is held by Worksop Priory to the west; the rector is a priest who lives in the adjacent dwelling, and holds 15 acres to the north of the church as its glebe [21].
www.aedificium.org /Maps/LocalMaps.html   (4620 words)

  
 Amber Online - Amber History
In 1972 the RIVER PROJECT brought together members of the collective and a number of writers and artists, including Tom Hadaway who went on to work on four of Amber's feature films, and the local sculptor and photographer Laurie Wheatley who was himself the subject of the Amber documentary Laurie in 1978.
The catalogue for The River Project quotes Collingwood's Principles of Art: The artist must talk of the problems of the community he serves, not his own, because they are interested in their own dilemmas, not those of the artist.
Amber's Quayside (1979) can be seen as an extension of their commitment to documenting the river, but it also arose from engagement with the city's redevelopment plans.
amber-online.com /html/amber_history.html   (1671 words)

  
 Britweb: Central England: Nottinghamshire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
It was at this location that the desperate King Harold and the Saxon Army crossed the River Trent in 1066 in their movement south to try to stop the Norman invasion.
A severe drought in 1933 lowered the river enough ot reveal a paved road across the river which had been in existence since the village beginnings.
It is noted for its attractive garden labyrinth and underground passages which were constructed by the eccentric Duke of Portland in the 19th century.
www.britweb.com /c-england/notts   (644 words)

  
 The Grand Ridge Road from Gunyah Junction to English's Corner
This stage is probably the deepest part of the forest, and it will already have become evident to you that the eastern half of the road is probably not as well-maintained as the western half.
There's a cement picnic table and six seats set in the side of the road, but the real attraction is simply the isolation, and the sounds of the bush, whose sheer density cannot fail to impress you.
Some four kilometers from Ryton Junction, you'll reach the turnoff to Albert River, named, naturally enough, in the late nineteenth century when the area was settled, for Queen Victoria's consort, and also to Hiawatha, presumably named for Longfellow's then-popular poem.
206gti.net /grr/3/stage3.htm   (2069 words)

  
 Nottinghamshire: history and archaeology | Brown's History of Nottinghamshire: Scrooby
The tiny river Ryton still runs its course, as it has done for centuries, spanned at one end of the village street by a water-mill, the ancient stones of which bear the names of the people who cut them in 1710.
The palace stood in the large field near the station, which is bordered by the line of railway on the east and the river on the north.
On the north of the field, near the river, there stands a farmhouse and outbuildings, which were put up some time after the palace was destroyed.
www.nottshistory.org.uk /Brown1896/scrooby.htm   (1472 words)

  
 GENUKI - Ryton
"The village of Ryton is charmingly situated upon a steep and richly wooded bank, rising from the river Tyne, seven miles west from Newcastle.
Ryton has long been a popular resort during the summer months, and its well known salubrity attracts many who are in failing health.
"Census populations for Ryton were:- in 1801, 432; in 1811, 462; in 1821, 445; in 1831, 590; in 1841, 677; in 1851, 739; in 1861, 1140; in 1871, 1939; in 1881, 3036; and in 1891, 3393."
website.lineone.net /~pjoiner/genuki/DUR/Ryton   (736 words)

  
 Getting to Ryton - by bike
If you are travelling with your bicycle to Ryton Organic Gardens from outside the area and need to travel by train for part of your journey it is recommended that you get off at Rugby.
Ryton Organic Gardens is on the LEFT at the bottom of a hill.
Shortly after Ryton on Dunsmore you will see a brown tourist information sign indicating that Ryton Organic Gardens is down a LEFT turn towards the village of Wolston.
www.organicgardening.org.uk /gardens/gettorog_bike.php   (1394 words)

  
 The City of Coventry: The outlying parts of Coventry: Willenhall | British History Online
The north-west of Willenhall was bounded by the River Sowe, the south and south-east by the Avon and by the valley of a stream which runs southwards to the Avon from the Bogs in Binley.
In the early 13th century Willenhall Wood and Little Wood, and the area around them extending to what became the north-east boundary of the parish, was part of a district common to the inhabitants and landowners of the surrounding villages.
The bridges - Willenhall Bridge and Ryton Bridge - by which the road crosses the Sowe and the Avon were mentioned in 1410-11, though not by those names, and there was a family called 'atte Brugge' in the 14th century.
www.british-history.ac.uk /report.asp?compid=16019   (3870 words)

  
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There were Browns living on the banks of the River Tyne at Stella and Blaydon, when the records of the old parish of Ryton were started in the year 1581 AD.
This would be a precarious place to live during the next 100 years, as crossing the Tyne at Newburn/Stella was the preferred route of the Scots on their many invasions of England.
Three sons and one daughter survived them, two of the sons became keelmen, with one of their grandsons being on the river in th late 1800s, though by that time there were no “keelmen” as such.
www.blaydon.org.uk   (314 words)

  
 GENUKI: Scrooby, NTT
"Scrooby Parish is within the North Soke of the archiepiscopal Liberty of Southwell and Scrooby, betwixt and near the confluence of the rivers Idle and Ryton.
The common was enclosed in 1775, when 160a 3p were alloted to the improprietor, and 34a 2r 22p to the vicar, in lieu of all the tithes of the parish, except those which are still paid on 319 acres of old enclosure.
Scrooby is a neat pleasant village on the south bank of the River Ryton, on the east side of the Great North Road and the Great Northern Railway, which has a small station here.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/eng/NTT/Scrooby   (245 words)

  
 Nottinghamshire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The exports are chiefly lace and stockings, much of which is sent to London by the stage coaches and light vans, coal, oak timber and bark, and malt and hops; the principal imports are coal, into the northern part of the county, from Derbyshire, foreign timber, and iron.
The tide in this river, which flows for a distance of some miles above Gainsborough, more particularly at spring tides, rushes up with great violence, bearing a breast of water several feet in perpendicular height, provincially called the agar, supposed to be a corrupt pronunciation of the word eager.
The proprietors of the Trent river navigation, having been at considerable expense in deepening the river near the entrance of this canal, are entitled to certain toll on all goods passing along that river, from this to the Nottingham canal.
privatewww.essex.ac.uk /~alan/family/C-NTT.html   (3478 words)

  
 BWB Consulting Ltd - Shireoaks - Worksop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
BWB were appointed by Bovis Homes to provide specialist flood risk advice to assist in the planning of a residential development alongside the River Ryton in Shireoaks, Worksop.
Negotiations were undertaken with the EA to secure agreement to volumetric compensation, but not ′level for level′, to agree proposed floor levels and to minimise drainage attenuation requirements.
Following a series of meetings with the EA it was agreed that the solution would be demonstrated by hydrological and hydraulic modelling of the river and drainage systems.
www.developmentandfloodrisk.com /p/dryton.htm   (267 words)

  
 Probert Encyclopaedia: Gazetteer (Great R-Greaz)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Great Ryton is a village in Shropshire, England.
The Great Slave River is a river in western Canada, in the Northwest Territories and north-east Alberta, flowing from Lake Athabaska north-west to Great Slave Lake.
Great Yarmouth is a town in Norfolk where the River Bure, River Waveney and River Yare converge to flow out into the North Sea.
www.probertencyclopaedia.com /GB8C.HTM   (779 words)

  
 Profile Locations - North Nottinghamshire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
This well regarded village on the River Ryton also sits at a meeting of roads providing a variety of direct routes to the major towns and beyond and it also boasts a range of modern housing as at Ryton Fields.
Gainsborough, located on the east bank of the River Trent in Lincolnshire is situated in rural surroundings and is a busy market town.
On the A631, Gringley on the Hill is one of the most distinctive villages of the region and claims the longest views in the county of Nottinghamshire from Beacon Hill at the east end of the village.
www.powergen-profilelocations.co.uk /northnottinghamshire/locations.htm   (3079 words)

  
 Scrooby in Nottinghamshire
Background: Scrooby is a village on the east side of the Great North Road, on the south bank of the River Ryton.
The toll keeper and his wife were murdered in 1779 by John Spencer.
I was dragging one of the bodies to the river when a man came by and I had to escape.
pages.zoom.co.uk /hauntedplaces/scrooby.htm   (136 words)

  
 Roffe PhD: Nottingham and the shire.
Indeed, much of Nottinghamshire north of the River Trent was royal demesne centred on the five great manors of Mansfield, Grimston, Oswaldbeck, Dunham, and Arnold.
In 1330 the boundary was said to extend from the River Idle to Ordsall, Twyford Bridge, Normanton near Bothamsall, and thence south to Radford.
Thus, 'in Nottingham the river Trent and the dyke (or Fosse Way) and the road to York are so protected that if anyone hinders the passage of the ships, or if anyone ploughs or makes a dyke within two perches of the king's road, he has to pay a fine of 8 pounds'.
www.roffe.freeserve.co.uk /phd/phd080.htm   (5755 words)

  
 Chesterfield Canal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
It is possible to walk right around the basin, across the lock and along the flood bank to the entrance of the River Idle which was once a very busy navigation but is now closed to boats and has a large flood gate at its entrance.
The canal was originally planned to cross the river on the level and continue south into Chesterfield.
The river itself is not too bad but the footpath side is lined with ugly wire or metal fences and factories.
www.btinternet.com /~canals/canals/chesterfieldcanalroute.htm   (9268 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Rivers of the United Kingdom Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The list of Rivers of the United Kingdom is a link page for the rivers of the United Kingdom River Pool River Quaggy River Mole River Wey River Kennet River Churn River Cole River Windrush River Cherw...
The list of Rivers of the United Kingdom is a link page for the rivers of the United Kingdom (England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, organised geographically, taken anti-clockwise, from Land's End.
For simplicity, they are divided here by the nation in which the mouth of the river can be found, and sea into which it flows.
www.ipedia.com /rivers_of_the_united_kingdom.html   (226 words)

  
 Sun & Ryton Park Hotels - Newcastle upon Tyne Northumberland
Dominated by the dramatic ruins of its 12th century castle, Warkworth rests within a winding loop of the River Coquet, only a short distance from where it spills into the North Sea.
Ryton stands above the south bank of the River Tyne.
With its green, 18th century houses and cottages, it is considered by many to be the most attractive of all the Tyneside villages.
www.coopersinns.co.uk /hotels.html   (90 words)

  
 Retford
This route sensibly avoids the lowest ground, running on a slight ridge between the River Idle to the east and the River Ryton to the west.
The River Maun meets the River Meden west of West Drayton to form the Idle.
Described in the 1760 Turnpike Act as ruinous, it was replaced at some stage by the iron bridge, now tucked away inaccessibly a few yards east of the A1 southbound carriageway.
www.biffvernon.freeserve.co.uk /retford.htm   (2657 words)

  
 Open Directory - Regional:Europe:United Kingdom:England:Tyne and Wear   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Once upon a time the river Tyne formed the southern border of Northumberland and the northern border of County Durham but today it is the bustling centre of Tyne and Wear and both rivers are the scene of much regeneration.
A city in the county of Tyne and Wear located on the north bank of the river Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne was originally a Roman fort and river crossing.
Sunderland, situated at the mouth of the river Wear in the county of Tyne and Wear, dates back to around 680 AD when it was land on the south bank of the Wear belonging to the monastery at Monkwearmouth, which was situated on the north bank.
dmoz.org /Regional/Europe/United_Kingdom/England/Tyne_and_Wear/desc.html   (1572 words)

  
 GENUKI: Blythe Parish information from National Gazetteer 1868.
The river Ryton runs through the parish, and joins the Idle at Bawtry.
The town is seated on rising ground on the west bank of the river Idle, near the Roman road to Doncaster.
The river is crossed by a stone bridge, and is navigable for small vessels as far as Gainsborough.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/eng/YKS/WRY/Blythe/Blythe68.html   (756 words)

  
 POHAS- RIVER RYTON, SCROOBY, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Undoubtedly a small stick float with either maggot or caster is the most popular method of fishing the water, but straight lead scores well after the weeds have died back in winter.
Take the first lane on the left after leaving Bawtry and the river is 100 yards ahead.
The upstream limit is marked by the road bridge and is clearly signposted.
freespace.virgin.net /r.spencer/Venues/Notts/ryton1not.htm   (157 words)

  
 Scrooby
The 'Northfield House' milestone marks the parting of the old Great North Road through the village, now a turning on the left signposted 'Low Road' and the main road which was constructed as a turnpike by-passing the village centre in 1776.
The waters of the river Ryton used to flow through the mill in the village and although there was a footbridge on the upstream side of the mill, other traffic passed through a ford across the pool on the downstream side.
The original bridge over the river itself has been replaced but the old brick arches to the south are still there.
www.biffvernon.freeserve.co.uk /scrooby.htm   (1042 words)

  
 Cycle gateshead - Keelman's Way - Landmarks
Originally the ferry house was on the north bank but in the early 20th century a new house was built on the south bank next to the Railway crossing.
Ryton Willows covers approximately 43 hectares and consists of a variety of habitats including semi-natural woodland, unimproved acid grassland, a series of ponds with associated wetland communities, scrub and riverside.
Newburn was the lowest fordable point on the River Tyne at that time - there were in fact four shallow fords in this area - one on the line of the present bridge - the Riding ford just downstream - another near the mouth of the New Burn.
cycle-routes.org /cycle-gateshead/routes/keelmans/keel_landmarks.html   (420 words)

  
 Early Settlement
The parish is bounded on the north by the Bondhay Dike, which drains into the river Ryton, to the east by the Darfoulds Dike and Walling Brook, and to the south by the Creswell Dike.
These streams join the Millwood Brook to grow into the artificially enlarged Welbeck Lakes at Sloswicks on the eastern extremity of the parish.
These streams constitute a natural boundary to the north, east and south of the parish, and would appear to delimit its extent from the time of Anglo-Saxon settlement.
www.wlhg.freeuk.com /book/part1.htm   (1886 words)

  
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But the view changes not only with the Seasons, but by the hour, being so high up, the Meteorological changes can be sudden and dramatic.
In the Pictures above, the River Tyne runs through the central band of trees,and to the right, this side of the river, is Close House Golf Club, which belongs to the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, with Ryton GC on the opposite bank of the river.
It is odd to see the helicopters which are used to check the power cables, coming up from the valley below, and apparently flying towards you.
www.geocities.com /MotorCity/Track/4268/landscap.html   (254 words)

  
 BBC - h2g2 - Anston, South Yorkshire, UK
These are separated and delineated by the River Ryton, North Anston being the larger of the two.
Many residents remember it well from their childhood, both for the adventure of locating it (tricky) and the fear of daring to enter.
Running through the wood are both the River Ryton and the railway line.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/collective/A2503379   (696 words)

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