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THE WOOL ROOM

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: THE WOOL ROOM

List entry Number: 1131182

Location

THE WOOL ROOM, LODGE YARD

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Askrigg

National Park: YORKSHIRE DALES

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Jul-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 323028

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History

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Details

ASKRIGG LODGE YARD SD 99 SW 19/6 The Wool Room GV II Wool Room, now partly used as a garage. Late C18 - early C19. Rubble, stone slate roof. 2 storeys, 2 first-floor windows to west elevation. On ground floor, doorway to left, and 12-pane window. 2 small openings on first floor. North elevation consists of a long range with external steps up to the first floor. Large C20 openings on ground floor. Fleeces were brought to the Wool Room from the surrounding farms for excise purposes. Access to it was probably through Robinson's Gateways (qv). It is a rare survival of a building representing the historically important Wensleydale woollen and knitting industries. Included for group value. Hartley M and Ingilby J, Yorkshire Village, (1979), p 121.

Listing NGR: SD9487291100

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Hartley, M, Ingilby, J, Yorkshire Village, (1979), 121

National Grid Reference: SD 94872 91100

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