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Latitude: 54.3635 / 54°21'48"N
Longitude: -1.926 / 1°55'33"W
OS Eastings: 404905
OS Northings: 496443
OS Grid: SE049964
Mapcode National: GBR GKZZ.TL
Mapcode Global: WHB5C.DL27
Entry Name: Peat Store of Smelting Mill
Listing Date: 13 February 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1130801
English Heritage Legacy ID: 321957
Location: Grinton, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL11
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Grinton
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
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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