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Leeds and Liverpool Canal, Dowley Gap Aqueduct

A Grade II Listed Building in Bingley, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.8403 / 53°50'25"N

Longitude: -1.8152 / 1°48'54"W

OS Eastings: 412257

OS Northings: 438245

OS Grid: SE122382

Mapcode National: GBR J30.VX

Mapcode Global: WHC92.2QWT

Plus Code: 9C5WR5RM+4W

Entry Name: Leeds and Liverpool Canal, Dowley Gap Aqueduct

Listing Date: 22 November 1966

Last Amended: 7 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1133548

English Heritage Legacy ID: 337501

Location: Shipley, Bradford, BD16

County: Bradford

Electoral Ward/Division: Bingley

Parish: Shipley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Shipley St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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The asset was previously listed twice also under List entry 1133357. This entry was removed from the List on 30 October 2017.

SE 13 NW
SE 122 382


Dowley Gap

Dowley Gap Aqueduct

(Formerly listed as:'seven arches' aqueduct)


Aqueduct over River Aire. Circa 1773. Planned by James Brindley
and carried out by John Longbottom. Hammer-dressed stone. 7 segmental
arches, irregularly placed along aqueduct. String course above the
arches. Parapet on string course to north side. Recent steel handrail
to south side. The canal path to each side is concreted.

The River Aire flows through the two most westerly arches.

Listing NGR: SE 12257 38245

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