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Leeds and Liverpool Canal Two Rise Locks with Overflow Channel Dowley Gap

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bingley, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.841 / 53°50'27"N

Longitude: -1.8196 / 1°49'10"W

OS Eastings: 411967

OS Northings: 438320

OS Grid: SE119383

Mapcode National: GBR J20.XP

Mapcode Global: WHC92.0QS9

Entry Name: Leeds and Liverpool Canal Two Rise Locks with Overflow Channel Dowley Gap

Listing Date: 18 October 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1133359

English Heritage Legacy ID: 337961

Location: Bradford, BD16

County: Bradford

Civil Parish: Bingley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Bingley Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text


6/110 Two Rise Locks
with overflow
channel, Dowley Gap


Two rise locks with overflow channel. c1773. By John Longbottom
to plan of James Brindley. Large dressed stone retaining walls.
3 rebates for gates. Pedimented ramps to higher lock with a flight
of 10 stone steps to either side. Overflow channel on north side
has hammer-dressed stone retaining walls. Part of the series
culminating in the Five-Rise Locks (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SE1196738319

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