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Leeds and Liverpool Canal Three Rise Locks with Overflow Channel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bingley, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.8514 / 53°51'5"N

Longitude: -1.8384 / 1°50'18"W

OS Eastings: 410726

OS Northings: 439477

OS Grid: SE107394

Mapcode National: GBR HRLX.S3

Mapcode Global: WHC91.QGR8

Entry Name: Leeds and Liverpool Canal Three Rise Locks with Overflow Channel

Listing Date: 18 October 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1133361

English Heritage Legacy ID: 337963

Location: Bingley, Bradford, BD16

County: Bradford

Civil Parish: Bingley

Built-Up Area: Bingley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Bingley All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text


8/112, 9/112 Three Rise Locks
with overflow


3-rise locks and overflow channel. c1773 by John Longbottom.
Large dressed stone retaining walls with rebates for gates. 1st
lock has widely splayed sloping wall to either side. 2nd and 3rd
locks higher up hill have ramped walls with a flight of 15 stone
steps to either side. Overflow channel to right has connecting
channels from 2nd and 3rd lock.

The canal was authorised by an Act of 1768 and planned by James
Brindley. One of the locks culminating in the 5-rise lock (q.v.)

Listing NGR: SE1072639477

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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