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Cow Ark Smithy

A Grade II Listed Building in Bowland Forest Low, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.9037 / 53°54'13"N

Longitude: -2.5009 / 2°30'3"W

OS Eastings: 367184

OS Northings: 445401

OS Grid: SD671454

Mapcode National: GBR BRZ9.CC

Mapcode Global: WH968.K49N

Entry Name: Cow Ark Smithy

Listing Date: 16 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072235

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183069

Location: Bowland Forest Low, Ribble Valley, Lancashire, BB7

County: Lancashire

District: Ribble Valley

Civil Parish: Bowland Forest Low

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

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Listing Text


14/18 Cow Ark Smithy


Former smithy, probably late C18th. Squared sandstone rubble with stone
slate roof. The south wall has 2 windows with plain stone surrounds, the
right-hand one having SR D 1804 and other illegible initials roughly carved
on the lintel. Between them is a door with plain stone surround, now blocked
to form a window. At the far left is a wide entrance with long-and-short
jambs and a timber lintel. The right-hand gable has a coping and a truncated
chimney cap with weathered top. To the right of the wide opening is a brick
chimney cap, with another truncated chimney on the rear wall. Inside there
is a solid stone wall to the right of the wide opening, the right-hand unit
having a hardwood roof truss with collar, tie, and raking queen struts.

Listing NGR: SD6718445401

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

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