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Description: Wool Room Cottage
Date Listed: 9 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 323027
OS Grid Reference: SD9486091082
OS Grid Coordinates: 394860, 491082
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3153, -2.0805
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ASKRIGG LODGE YARD
SD 99 SW
19/5 Wool Room Cottage
Formerly the Assembly Rooms, then 2 cottages, now one. Early C19. For
Joseph Lodge. Rubble, stone slate roof. 2 storeys, 4 first-floor windows.
Quoins to left. Ashlar door surrounds to part-glazed door between bays 1
and 2, and board door between bays 3 and 4. Windows have deep lintels and
sills. Ground floor: 12-pane casements. First floor: sashes with glazing
bars. Shaped kneeler and ashlar coping to left. Corniced ashlar end
stacks. Formerly with a musicians' gallery, the Assembly Rooms were built
as an adjunct to the King's Arms Hotel (qv), and formerly connected with the
rear wing of that building. The main user of the Assembly Rooms was the
Askrigg Equitable Benevolent and Friendly Society, founded in 1809, which
still meets in the King's Arms Hotel. Included for group value. Hartley M
and Ingilby J, Yorkshire Village (1979), p 144.
Listing NGR: SD9486091082
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Source: English Heritage
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