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Spurstow Smithy

A Grade II Listed Building in Spurstow, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.1083 / 53°6'29"N

Longitude: -2.651 / 2°39'3"W

OS Eastings: 356515

OS Northings: 356983

OS Grid: SJ565569

Mapcode National: GBR 7M.8BJG

Mapcode Global: WH9B2.74VG

Entry Name: Spurstow Smithy

Listing Date: 3 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138606

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56826

Location: Spurstow, Cheshire East, CW6

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Spurstow

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Bunbury St Boniface

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


2/67 Spurstow Smithy


Smithy, circa 1870, built as part of the Crewe Estate. Red brick in
English Garden Wall Bond with blue tile roof. Single storey, 4 bays,
2-light cast iron lattice windows with stone sills and segmental
arches. Carriage opening has bullnosed quoins, corbels and moulded
stone padstones supporting timber opening lintel. Half-hipped gables,
courses of shaped tiles in roof and diamond shaped ridge ventilators.
Exposed plate and purlin ends at gable overhangs. West gable stack
with heavy brick cap. Metal finial with Crewe Estate emblem to east
Interior: The west forge is still in use, the flue of the east forge
goes to underside of roof but the stack has been removed and the
opening tiled over. A cross-wall divides the forge and shoeing areas.
Queen-post trusses support the roof.

Listing NGR: SJ5651556983

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

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