Keys to the Past

The Ropery (Hexham)

Hexham Ropery. Photo by Northumberland County Council.
Hexham Ropery. Photo by Northumberland County Council.

This building was a rope-making workshop built about 1800. It is a nearly 100m long, but only 4-5m wide. It has now been divided into several sections and is used for other purposes. When it was first built it had no roof, though it had been covered over

Reference number:N8787
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Conservation area
Listed Building
Event(s):BUILDING SURVEY, The Hexham Ropery: an archaeological assessment 1997; P Ryder
DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, The Ropery, Argyle Terrace, Hexham 2014; Vindomora Solutions

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Hexham

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