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Powder House, Grassington

Description: Powder House

Grade: II
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

Location: Moor Lane, Grassington, North Yorkshire BD23 5EQ

Locality: Grassington
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD23 5EQ

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Listing Text

SL 06 NW
(west side)
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

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

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