British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Peat Store of Smelting Mill, Grinton

Description: Peat Store of Smelting Mill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 February 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 321957

OS Grid Reference: SE0490596443
OS Grid Coordinates: 404905, 496443
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3635, -1.9260

Location: Grinton, North Yorkshire DL11 6HS

Locality: Grinton
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL11 6HS

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Grinton, North Yorkshire at Explore Britain.

Listing Text

SE 09 NW
16/20 Peat Store of
Smelting Mill
Disused peat store. Early C19. Limestone rubble, stone slate roof. Single storey.
4 bays of round-headed archways, the second open, the rest wholly or partly
blocked. In rear elevation, 4 slits possibly part-blocked former peat chutes.
Small window in left end, blocked round-arched opening in right end. Peat was
the fuel used in the lead smelting mill. A year's supply was taken from the moor,
dried, and stored ready for use close to the mill. This is the best preserved
peat store of any lead-smelting mill complex in Swaledale and Wensleydale.
Scheduled as an Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: SE0490596443

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.