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Yarnbury Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Grassington, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.0893 / 54°5'21"N

Longitude: -1.9785 / 1°58'42"W

OS Eastings: 401506

OS Northings: 465930

OS Grid: SE015659

Mapcode National: GBR GPM4.GV

Mapcode Global: WHB6P.LG2Y

Entry Name: Yarnbury Cottage

Listing Date: 23 June 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1132149

English Heritage Legacy ID: 324779

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)
2/26 Yarnbury Cottage
House. Possibly late C18 with early C19 conversion and C20 addition.
Coursed gritstone rubble, grey slate roof, 2 storeys, 2 bays. Quoins to
right. Central C20 single-storey porch with small-pane windows; flanking
and first-floor windows have slightly projecting plain stone surrounds and
C20 small-pane frames. Stone gutter brackets; kneeler and gable coping to
right; end stacks. Interior not inspected at resurvey. Included for group
value. The house may have been a farmhouse originally, becoming an agents
house c1818 when the Duke of Devonshire appointed John Taylor as chief
agent and Captain Barratt as local agent for the lead mines. It is a
period of alterations at Yarnbury House (q.v.) and may have been the time
when the agent stopped living on the premises. A. Raistrick, Lead Mining
in the Mid Pennines, 1973, pl10.

Listing NGR: SE0150665930

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