SEVEN ARCHES AQUEDUCT AND CONDUIT FACADE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1256089

Date first listed: 09-Jun-1986

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Sep-1996

Statutory Address: SEVEN ARCHES AQUEDUCT AND CONDUIT FACADE, SCOTLAND WOOD

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Location

Statutory Address: SEVEN ARCHES AQUEDUCT AND CONDUIT FACADE, SCOTLAND WOOD

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

District: Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 28609 39443

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History

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Details

LEEDS

SE23NE SCOTLAND WOOD, Meanwood Park 714-1/6/984 Seven Arches Aqueduct and conduit 09/06/86 facade (Formerly Listed as: SCOTLAND WOOD, Meanwood Park Seven Arches Aqueduct and cast-iron culvert)

II

Aqueduct and water conduit over Adel Beck. Aqueduct c1840. By George Leather, engineer; built by Abraham and Mylne. For the Leeds Water Works Company. Rock-faced coursed stone and ashlar. 7 arches supported on attenuated rectangular piers with stepped voussoirs and decking level moulded string course. 3 courses above to closed conduit. C20 safety railings at each end. Water conduit: dated 1866; coursed squared gritstone curbs and revetment walls to stream bed, cast-iron plate approx 10m downstream from the aqueduct. The plate approx 2.5m long and 0.75m deep, with mouldings top and bottom and 3 fielded-panels framed by raised mouldings, the centre enclosing raised lettering: 'LEEDS CORPORATION/ WATER WORKS/ 1866'. Eccup reservoir was built in 1840 to supply clean water (the first alternative to the River Aire) to the centre of Leeds after the cholera epidemics of the 1830s. Improvements to the supplies included the installation of a new mains in 1866, still in use.



Listing NGR: SE2860939443

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 465256

Legacy System: LBS

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