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The Smithy

A Grade II Listed Building in Ellesmere Rural, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.8862 / 52°53'10"N

Longitude: -2.8861 / 2°53'9"W

OS Eastings: 340474

OS Northings: 332445

OS Grid: SJ404324

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.Q7F9

Mapcode Global: WH89S.MQW8

Entry Name: The Smithy

Listing Date: 25 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055894

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260823

Location: Ellesmere Rural, Shropshire, SY12

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Ellesmere Rural

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Ellesmere St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 43 SW
9/123 The Smithy
Cottage and smithy, latter now disused. Probably late C17 with later
additions and alterations. Roughcast red brick and probably timber frame;
slate roof. 2-cell central-chimney plan with flush gable to right.
One storey and gable-lit attic. Four-panel door (top panels now glazed)
under gabled hood to far left with C19 segmental-headed casement immediately
to right. Central red brick ridge stack. Low gabled range below flush
gable has horses' entrance to smithy to right. Catslide outshut to rear
on right. Interior. Inspection of cottage not possible at time of
resurvey (March 1987) but smithy (to right end of building) has forge,
anvil, hand-operated bellows and a complete set of blacksmith's tools.
Smithy ceased working c.1970.

Listing NGR: SJ4047432445

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

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