Boulby Barns Cottage, Boulby Bank, Loftus, Redcar and Cleveland

Boulby Barns Cottage, Boulby Bank, Loftus, Redcar and Cleveland
Photograph taken 24 April 2001 © Mr John Turner. Source Historic England Archive ref: 60151

This pair of alum workers' cottages dates from the mid 17th century. They are now one house. The alum works at Boulby was founded in 1615. Alum is a mineral used to improve the strength and permanency of colour when dyeing cloth.