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PEAT STORE OF SMELTING MILL

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: PEAT STORE OF SMELTING MILL

List entry Number: 1130801

Location

PEAT STORE OF SMELTING MILL

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Grinton

National Park: YORKSHIRE DALES

Grade: II

Date first listed: 13-Feb-1973

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 321957

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History

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Details

GRINTON COGDEN MOOR SE 09 NW 16/20 Peat Store of Smelting Mill 13.2.73 GV II Disused peat store. Early C19. Limestone rubble, stone slate roof. Single storey. 4 bays of round-headed archways, the second open, the rest wholly or partly blocked. In rear elevation, 4 slits possibly part-blocked former peat chutes. Small window in left end, blocked round-arched opening in right end. Peat was the fuel used in the lead smelting mill. A year's supply was taken from the moor, dried, and stored ready for use close to the mill. This is the best preserved peat store of any lead-smelting mill complex in Swaledale and Wensleydale. Scheduled as an Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: SE0490596443

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National Grid Reference: SE 04905 96443

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