LEEDS DAM ON RIVER AIRE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1375063

Date first listed: 11-Sep-1996

Statutory Address: LEEDS DAM ON RIVER AIRE, CLARENCE ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: LEEDS DAM ON RIVER AIRE, CLARENCE ROAD

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

District: Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 30838 33106

Details

SE3033SE 714-1/79/113

LEEDS CLARENCE ROAD Leeds Dam on River Aire

GII Weir.Medieval in origin,probably rebuilt mid C19 during building of Clarence Dock area.Stone.On River Aire below Crown Point Bridge.Originally a dam for the Nether Mills and first documented 1636;the tail race from the mills created Fearne's Island.A barrier to water transport until the cutting made by the Aire and Calder Navigation C1700(qv).(Beresford,MW:East End,West End,Leeds 1684-1842:1988-:10).

Listing NGR: SE3083833106

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 465943

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Beresford, M W, East End West End The Face of Leeds During Urbanisation 1684 to 1842, (1988), 10

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