THE WOOL ROOM

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1131182

Date first listed: 09-Jul-1986

Statutory Address: THE WOOL ROOM, LODGE YARD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE WOOL ROOM, LODGE YARD

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire (District Authority)

Parish: Askrigg

National Park: YORKSHIRE DALES

National Grid Reference: SD 94872 91100

Summary

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 323028

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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