This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
Latitude: 54.4263 / 54°25'34"N
Longitude: -2.0036 / 2°0'12"W
OS Eastings: 399863
OS Northings: 503429
OS Grid: NY998034
Mapcode National: GBR GKG8.02
Mapcode Global: WHB54.605K
Entry Name: Old Powder Magazine
Listing Date: 7 December 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1130838
English Heritage Legacy ID: 321942
Location: Arkengarthdale, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL11
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Arkengarthdale
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
NY 90 SE
9/5 Old Powder Magazine
GV II *
Powder magazine, now in agricultural use. c1804. Rubble with flush
quoins, stone slate roof. Hexagonal in plan; gabled porch with kneelers
projecting from side formerly facing C B smelting mills. Single-storey.
One side contains inserted sash window with glazing bars, other sides
each contain a blank window with rounded head and projecting keystone.
Shaped kneelers, triangular copings to pyramidal main roof, ball finial
at apex. Interior: plastered and ceiled, a second doorway formerly in
side opposite porch. Built to store the black powder used in the nearby
C B lead-mines, established by Charles Bathurst. This unique survival
of the great lead-mining industry of Arkengarthdale shows considerable
design qualities. Robert T Clough, The Lead Smelting Mills of the
Yorkshire Dales, 1962; Arthur Raistrick, The Lead Industry of
Wensleydale and Swaledale, 1975.
Listing NGR: NY9986303429
Source links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.
Other nearby listed buildings