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Powder House

A Grade II Listed Building in Grassington, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.0888 / 54°5'19"N

Longitude: -1.979 / 1°58'44"W

OS Eastings: 401469

OS Northings: 465877

OS Grid: SE014658

Mapcode National: GBR GPM5.B1

Mapcode Global: WHB6P.KHT9

Entry Name: Powder House

Listing Date: 23 March 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316844

English Heritage Legacy ID: 324777

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

SL 06 NW
(west side)
2/24 Powder House
Former powder store for Grassington Moor lead mines. Late C18-early C19.
Gritstone rubble, roofless at time of resurvey. A small square structure,
single storey, with remains of pyramid roof. Small square opening on north
side. Although said to have been the explosives store for the mines the
building may have been agricultural originally, the masonry being similar
to that at Yarnbury House (lst 2 bays) and Yarnbury Cottage (q.v.). Ruined
at time of resurvey, it is reported to have had a stone ball finial to the
roof. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SE0146965877

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

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