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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
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
SJ 55 NE SPURSTOW C P SPURSTOW
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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