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The Count House

A Grade II Listed Building in Grassington, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.0887 / 54°5'19"N

Longitude: -1.9787 / 1°58'43"W

OS Eastings: 401489

OS Northings: 465863

OS Grid: SE014658

Mapcode National: GBR GPM5.D2

Mapcode Global: WHB6P.KHZD

Entry Name: The Count House

Listing Date: 23 March 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1132148

English Heritage Legacy ID: 324776

Location: Grassington, Craven, North Yorkshire, BD23

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven

Civil Parish: Grassington

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

SE 06 NW
(west side)
2/23 The Count House
Former agents' office of Grassington Moor lead mines. Mid C19. Coursed
hammer-dressed gritstone built in diminishing courses, roofless at time of
resurvey. Single storey, 1 bay. Entrance on north side, right, with
voussoirs to round arch and blocked fanlight. Left return (to road): 2-
light window with flat-faced mullion and flush surround. Built of well-
dressed stone; the masonry is similar to that at Yarnbury Lodge (q.v.) and
probably dates from the period of high productivity at the mine which
peaked in 1853 when the population of Grassington was over 1000. The Count
House was probably the office where miners collected wages, the 2-light
window probably unglazed and the building replacing the office inside
Yarnbury House (q.v.)

Listing NGR: SE0148965863

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