KIRKABBEY KENNELS, SLUICE GATES, COTTAGE AND WEIR ON RIVER AIRE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1255851
Date first listed:
11-Sep-1996
Statutory Address:
KIRKABBEY KENNELS, SLUICE GATES, COTTAGE AND WEIR ON RIVER AIRE, BRIDGE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
KIRKABBEY KENNELS, SLUICE GATES, COTTAGE AND WEIR ON RIVER AIRE, BRIDGE ROAD

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

District:
Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 26123 35956

Details

LEEDS

SE2635 BRIDGE ROAD, Kirkstall 714-1/22/894 (North side (off)) Kirkabbey Kennels, sluice gates, cottage and weir on River Aire

GV II

Weir on River Aire, sluice gates for Abbey Mills goit headrace, and keeper's cottage with retaining walls. Medieval weir site, sluice gates and cottage early C19 rebuilds, with C20 alterations. Weir approx 80m wide, of huge gritstone blocks, revetment wall on W side of river similar. Cottage in Gothic Revival style at E end of the weir: single storey, ashlar, roof hidden by crenellated parapet; N side (upstream) has 6-panel door and lancet window towards sluice gates, and a rebuilt 3-light oriel window facing the river; C20 additions on S side. The sluice gates: 8 vertical paddles, walkway over, between cottage entrance and screen wall which is crenellated, pilasters. A very important point of control for the water power from Abbey to Burley Mills, Kirkstall Road (qv); the weir is thought to have been first built to create a depth of water at Kirkstall Abbey, Abbey Road (qv) when building stone was being floated down the Aire.





Listing NGR: SE2612335956

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
465567
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 12 Apr 2003
Reference: IOE01/08411/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Karran. Source Historic England Archive
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