Bingley Three Rise Locks

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Bingley Three Rise Locks from below
The Three Rise Locks from alongside

Bingley Three Rise Locks is a staircase of three locks on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal at Bingley, West Yorkshire, England. It opened in 1774 and was a major feat of engineering at the time along with the larger Five Rise opened at the same time and several hundred metres further up. The lock comprises a staircase flight—the lower gate of one lock forming the upper gate of the next lock.

In 1985 the locks were designated Grade II* listed status.[1]

In 2007 the lock gates were refurbished.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Bingley Three Rise to get new gates". 2007-10-19. Retrieved 2009-07-31. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 53°51′05″N 1°50′18″W / 53.8514°N 1.8384°W / 53.8514; -1.8384