SE2839 : North face of Seven Arches aqueduct

taken 1 year ago, near to Chapel Allerton, Leeds, Great Britain

North face of Seven Arches aqueduct
North face of Seven Arches aqueduct
Although nowhere near as impressive in terms of height as some other aqueducts or viaducts, this one with its elegant shallow stone arches on a curved plan was still deemed worthy of listing.
Seven Arches aqueduct, Scotland Wood

Seven Arches is the local name for this former aqueduct over Adel Beck, in Scotland Wood about 800m north of the Leeds ring road. It was designed by George Leather for the Leeds Water Works Company and built 1841-42 to supply water from the newly built Eccup reservoir to the centre of Leeds. By 1866 it had insufficient capacity for the growing city and was replaced by the first of now several water mains. It is now listed grade II (list entry 1256089).

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Date Taken
Sunday, 5 July, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 9 July, 2020
Geographical Context
Derelict, Disused  Water resources 
Date (from Tags)
1842 
Engineer (from Tags)
George Leather 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2860 3945 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:51.0302N 1:34.0044W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2860 3947
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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Grade II Listed  Disused Aqueduct 

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