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Yarnbury Cottage, Grassington

Description: Yarnbury Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 June 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 324779

OS Grid Reference: SE0150665930
OS Grid Coordinates: 401506, 465930
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0893, -1.9785

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

SE 06 NW
(west side)
2/26 Yarnbury Cottage
House. Possibly late C18 with early C19 conversion and C20 addition.
Coursed gritstone rubble, grey slate roof, 2 storeys, 2 bays. Quoins to
right. Central C20 single-storey porch with small-pane windows; flanking
and first-floor windows have slightly projecting plain stone surrounds and
C20 small-pane frames. Stone gutter brackets; kneeler and gable coping to
right; end stacks. Interior not inspected at resurvey. Included for group
value. The house may have been a farmhouse originally, becoming an agents
house c1818 when the Duke of Devonshire appointed John Taylor as chief
agent and Captain Barratt as local agent for the lead mines. It is a
period of alterations at Yarnbury House (q.v.) and may have been the time
when the agent stopped living on the premises. A. Raistrick, Lead Mining
in the Mid Pennines, 1973, pl10.

Listing NGR: SE0150665930

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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