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SEVEN ARCHES AQUEDUCT AND CONDUIT FACADE

List Entry Summary

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

Name: SEVEN ARCHES AQUEDUCT AND CONDUIT FACADE

List entry Number: 1256089

Location

SEVEN ARCHES AQUEDUCT AND CONDUIT FACADE, SCOTLAND WOOD

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

County:

District: Leeds

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Jun-1986

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Sep-1996

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465256

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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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

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National Grid Reference: SE 28609 39443

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