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Smithy Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Bretherton, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.6821 / 53°40'55"N

Longitude: -2.7922 / 2°47'31"W

OS Eastings: 347774

OS Northings: 420920

OS Grid: SD477209

Mapcode National: GBR 8TYV.9S

Mapcode Global: WH85Z.2QN2

Entry Name: Smithy Cottage

Listing Date: 30 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072567

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184271

Location: Bretherton, Chorley, Lancashire, PR26

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Bretherton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Bretherton St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 42 SE
3/20 Smithy Cottage
- II

Cottage; probably C17, altered in C18 and C19. Cruck-framed, with cladding of
handmade brick on rendered plinth, corrugated sheet roof with boarded eaves,
gable chimneys. Three bays. One and half storeys; modern brick gabled porch
offset left, a 2-light casement to the left of this, an altered casement to
the right and a little 2-light casement in the eaves above it, a vertical
joint to the 3rd bay and a segmental-headed 2-light casement in this bay.
Lean-to greenhouse addition at left end (not included) and 2 square inserted
windows in gable above. Rear has inter alia a door and a 2-light sliding sash
with 4 panes per leaf, and to the right of this the exposed end of a tie-beam.
Interior: lower part of one cruck blade is visible in partition wall between
1st and 2nd bays; remainder of this truss and whole of another likely to be
incorporated in partition walls.

Listing NGR: SD4777420920

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

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