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THE COUNT HOUSE

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 COUNT HOUSE

List entry Number: 1132148

Location

THE COUNT HOUSE, OLD MOOR LANE

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Grassington

National Park: YORKSHIRE DALES

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Mar-1982

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 324776

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

GRASSINGTON OLD MOOR LANE SE 06 NW (west side) Yarnbury 2/23 The Count House 23.3.82 GV II Former agents' office of Grassington Moor lead mines. Mid C19. Coursed hammer-dressed gritstone built in diminishing courses, roofless at time of resurvey. Single storey, 1 bay. Entrance on north side, right, with voussoirs to round arch and blocked fanlight. Left return (to road): 2- light window with flat-faced mullion and flush surround. Built of well- dressed stone; the masonry is similar to that at Yarnbury Lodge (q.v.) and probably dates from the period of high productivity at the mine which peaked in 1853 when the population of Grassington was over 1000. The Count House was probably the office where miners collected wages, the 2-light window probably unglazed and the building replacing the office inside Yarnbury House (q.v.)

Listing NGR: SE0148965863

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National Grid Reference: SE 01489 65863

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