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The Smithy

A Grade II Listed Building in Farley, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.9955 / 52°59'43"N

Longitude: -1.9003 / 1°54'1"W

OS Eastings: 406787

OS Northings: 344250

OS Grid: SK067442

Mapcode National: GBR 37K.6D2

Mapcode Global: WHBCY.SY8X

Entry Name: The Smithy

Listing Date: 3 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1192141

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275119

Location: Farley, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST10

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Farley

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Alton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


7/124 The Smithy

Smithy. 1780, remodelled 1849 and repaired 1979. Coursed and squared
freestone blocks with herringbone tooling; plain tile roof with shaped
tile bands and coped verges and ball finial to the left; ashlar ridge
stack and integral end stacks. Aligned north-east/south-west facing
north-west. One storey and attic with hollow chamfered eaves band;
4 bays, 2-leaf smithy door with C20 cambered lintel and decorative strap
hinges, gabled break to right of centre and cambered arch door with ogee
moulded surround, inserted datestone above inscribed "ABC/1979". 2-
light chamfer mullioned attic window with rebated surround, single-light
ground floor windows to left and right of gabled break, with chamfered
surrounds. The 1962 provisional list notes 2 inscriptions over the
doorway "C.B. 1780" and "I.B. 1849", these have been removed and
replaced by the inscription mentioned above.

Listing NGR: SK0678744250

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

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