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Latitude: 54.0893 / 54°5'21"N
Longitude: -1.9785 / 1°58'42"W
OS Eastings: 401506
OS Northings: 465930
OS Grid: SE015659
Mapcode National: GBR GPM4.GV
Mapcode Global: WHB6P.LG2Y
Entry Name: Yarnbury Cottage
Listing Date: 23 June 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1132149
English Heritage Legacy ID: 324779
Location: Grassington, Craven, North Yorkshire, BD23
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Grassington
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
GRASSINGTON OLD MOOR LANE
SE 06 NW
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
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