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Description: Powder House
Date Listed: 23 March 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 324777
OS Grid Reference: SE0146965877
OS Grid Coordinates: 401469, 465877
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0888, -1.9790
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GRASSINGTON OLD MOOR LANE
SL 06 NW
2/24 Powder House
Former powder store for Grassington Moor lead mines. Late C18-early C19.
Gritstone rubble, roofless at time of resurvey. A small square structure,
single storey, with remains of pyramid roof. Small square opening on north
side. Although said to have been the explosives store for the mines the
building may have been agricultural originally, the masonry being similar
to that at Yarnbury House (lst 2 bays) and Yarnbury Cottage (q.v.). Ruined
at time of resurvey, it is reported to have had a stone ball finial to the
roof. Included for group value.
Listing NGR: SE0146965877
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Source: English Heritage
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