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The Wool Room

A Grade II Listed Building in Askrigg, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.3155 / 54°18'55"N

Longitude: -2.0803 / 2°4'49"W

OS Eastings: 394872

OS Northings: 491100

OS Grid: SD948911

Mapcode National: GBR FLXJ.DS

Mapcode Global: WHB5H.0SNK

Entry Name: The Wool Room

Listing Date: 9 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1131182

English Heritage Legacy ID: 323028

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
19/6 The Wool Room
Wool Room, now partly used as a garage. Late C18 - early C19. Rubble,
stone slate roof. 2 storeys, 2 first-floor windows to west elevation. On
ground floor, doorway to left, and 12-pane window. 2 small openings on
first floor. North elevation consists of a long range with external steps
up to the first floor. Large C20 openings on ground floor. Fleeces were
brought to the Wool Room from the surrounding farms for excise purposes.
Access to it was probably through Robinson's Gateways (qv). It is a rare
survival of a building representing the historically important Wensleydale
woollen and knitting industries. Included for group value. Hartley M and
Ingilby J, Yorkshire Village, (1979), p 121.

Listing NGR: SD9487291100

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