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The Smithy

A Grade II Listed Building in Ickwell, Central Bedfordshire

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Latitude: 52.0966 / 52°5'47"N

Longitude: -0.3219 / 0°19'18"W

OS Eastings: 515047

OS Northings: 245579

OS Grid: TL150455

Mapcode National: GBR H42.HFX

Mapcode Global: VHGMZ.CKNL

Entry Name: The Smithy

Listing Date: 16 January 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1221831

English Heritage Legacy ID: 413678

Location: Northill, Central Bedfordshire, SG18

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Northill

Built-Up Area: Ickwell

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Northill

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 1445


The Smithy


Former smithy, now sports changing rooms. C19. Brick, with colourwashed
roughcast render. Slate roof. Single storeyed rectangular block with lean-to
addition to S. N elevation has central arched doorway with plank door and
brick hood-mould in shape of horseshoe. Flanking windows are also round-
headed, with round-headed brick hood-moulds and plank shutters. Formerly had
2 chimney stacks with diagonally-set shafts, but these have since been
removed. Said to be on the site of the Smithy where Thomas Tompion first

Listing NGR: TL1504745579

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

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