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Peat Store of Smelting Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Grinton, North Yorkshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130801

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321957

Location: Grinton, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL11

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Grinton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

SE 09 NW
16/20 Peat Store of
Smelting Mill
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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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