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Old Smithy

A Grade II Listed Building in More, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.5294 / 52°31'45"N

Longitude: -2.9585 / 2°57'30"W

OS Eastings: 335072

OS Northings: 292828

OS Grid: SO350928

Mapcode National: GBR B8.FL9P

Mapcode Global: VH75R.NPT9

Entry Name: Old Smithy

Listing Date: 22 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054590

English Heritage Legacy ID: 256856

Location: More, Shropshire, SY9

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: More

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: More

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


7/11 Old Smithy

- II

Cottage and smithy. Probably early to mid C17 with later additions and alterations.
Uncoursed limestone rubble, reed thatch roof, prominent axial ridge stack
with dripstones and capping, C20 lateral integral red brick stack to right.
l½ storeys; irregular fenestration, C19 and C20 casements, one to first floor,
2 to ground, 2 eaves dormers cut into thatch; entrance to right with cambered
arch under C20 lean-to porch. The disused smithy to left is approached through
double doors in C19 lean-to to left, double hatch to right next to a semi-
circular slate capped projection for a former furnace. Interior of cottage
has a large fireplace with bread oven to right and moulded beam above (in
main room to left); wide stop chamfered ceiling beam and heavy joists; simple
straight flight staircase with winder and subsidiary short flight to room
above smithy.

Listing NGR: SO3507292828

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

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