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 by 1860. It is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

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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