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Smithy Cottage with Attached Smithy and Outbuilding

A Grade II Listed Building in Eglingham, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.4688 / 55°28'7"N

Longitude: -1.8283 / 1°49'42"W

OS Eastings: 410950

OS Northings: 619455

OS Grid: NU109194

Mapcode National: GBR H5N6.ZD

Mapcode Global: WHC13.WSJX

Plus Code: 9C7WF59C+GM

Entry Name: Smithy Cottage with Attached Smithy and Outbuilding

Listing Date: 25 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042010

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236500

Location: Eglingham, Northumberland, NE66

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Eglingham

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Eglingham St Maurice

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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NU 1019
(North side)
19/159 Smithy Cottage
with attached
smithy and

Cottage, smithy and outbuilding. Cottage and smithy early C18 altered C19;
outbuilding c.1840. Cottage and smithy largely roughly-squared stone with
later tooled-and-margined dressings; outbuilding squared tooled stone with
tooled-and-margined quoins and dressings. Welsh slate roof except for C20
metal sheets on outbuilding.

South elevation in 3 sections, each 1 storey, 2 bays. Cottage on left has
boarded door with 2-pane overlight in later rustic porch, flanked by 4-pane
sash windows with C19 lintels and slightly-projecting sills. Coped gables;
small stepped end stacks. Lower smithy in centre has boarded double doors,
with boarded window on left and blacksmith's window on right, all in C19
alternating-block surrounds. Coped right gable with reduced stack. Outbuilding
to right has boarded double doors under segmental arch on left, boarded door
and window on right; coped right gable.

Interior: Smithy has original forge with arched recesses flanking hearth and
massive roughly-chamfered lintel. Bellows now in adjacent outbuilding, which
was probably built as a stable for the former Ogle Arms Inn (see No. 12, q.v.).

Listing NGR: NU1095019455

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