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Wool Room Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Askrigg, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.3153 / 54°18'55"N

Longitude: -2.0805 / 2°4'49"W

OS Eastings: 394860

OS Northings: 491082

OS Grid: SD948910

Mapcode National: GBR FLXJ.CV

Mapcode Global: WHB5H.0SKP

Entry Name: Wool Room Cottage

Listing Date: 9 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1318434

English Heritage Legacy ID: 323027

Location: Askrigg, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL8

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Askrigg

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

SD 99 SW
19/5 Wool Room Cottage
Formerly the Assembly Rooms, then 2 cottages, now one. Early C19. For
Joseph Lodge. Rubble, stone slate roof. 2 storeys, 4 first-floor windows.
Quoins to left. Ashlar door surrounds to part-glazed door between bays 1
and 2, and board door between bays 3 and 4. Windows have deep lintels and
sills. Ground floor: 12-pane casements. First floor: sashes with glazing
bars. Shaped kneeler and ashlar coping to left. Corniced ashlar end
stacks. Formerly with a musicians' gallery, the Assembly Rooms were built
as an adjunct to the King's Arms Hotel (qv), and formerly connected with the
rear wing of that building. The main user of the Assembly Rooms was the
Askrigg Equitable Benevolent and Friendly Society, founded in 1809, which
still meets in the King's Arms Hotel. Included for group value. Hartley M
and Ingilby J, Yorkshire Village (1979), p 144.

Listing NGR: SD9486091082

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