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Description: Peat Store of Smelting Mill
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
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GRINTON COGDEN MOOR
SE 09 NW
16/20 Peat Store of
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
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Source: English Heritage
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