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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.


List entry Number: 1132149



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Grassington


Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Jun-1989

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 324779

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GRASSINGTON OLD MOOR LANE SE 06 NW (west side) Yarnbury 2/26 Yarnbury Cottage 23.3.82 GV II House. Possibly late C18 with early C19 conversion and C20 addition. Coursed gritstone rubble, grey slate roof, 2 storeys, 2 bays. Quoins to right. Central C20 single-storey porch with small-pane windows; flanking and first-floor windows have slightly projecting plain stone surrounds and C20 small-pane frames. Stone gutter brackets; kneeler and gable coping to right; end stacks. Interior not inspected at resurvey. Included for group value. The house may have been a farmhouse originally, becoming an agents house c1818 when the Duke of Devonshire appointed John Taylor as chief agent and Captain Barratt as local agent for the lead mines. It is a period of alterations at Yarnbury House (q.v.) and may have been the time when the agent stopped living on the premises. A. Raistrick, Lead Mining in the Mid Pennines, 1973, pl10.

Listing NGR: SE0150665930

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Raistrick, A, Lead Mining in the Mid Pennines, (1973), 110

National Grid Reference: SE 01506 65930


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