Kidson Weir - Henley on Klip
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ossewa
S 26° 32.965 E 028° 03.881
35J E 606053 N 7063029
Quick Description: The Kidson Wier in Henley on Klip, Gauteng, South Africa
Location: Gauteng, South Africa
Date Posted: 8/19/2010 3:09:52 PM
Waymark Code: WM9GNT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lenron
Views: 14

Long Description:
The Kidson Weir was built in 1904, to create an area suitable for regattas. The weir was named after Fenning Kidson. The grandson of an
1820 settler, Fenning was educated in England, but returned to South Africa as a young man and became a transport rider, a contemporary of Sir Percy Fitzpatrick.
Waterway where the dam is located: Klip river

Main use of the Water Dam: Recreation Area

Material used in the structure: Concrete

Date built: 3/1/1905

Fishing Allowed: yes

Motor Sports Allowed: no

Height of Dam: Not listed

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