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Glen View old Smithy

A Grade II Listed Building in Colton, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2761 / 54°16'33"N

Longitude: -3.0481 / 3°2'53"W

OS Eastings: 331850

OS Northings: 487219

OS Grid: SD318872

Mapcode National: GBR 7L4Z.WX

Mapcode Global: WH82Y.4SS8

Plus Code: 9C6R7XG2+CQ

Entry Name: Glen View old Smithy

Listing Date: 25 March 1970

Last Amended: 23 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1225403

English Heritage Legacy ID: 421766

Location: Colton, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA12

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Colton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Colton Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

Tagged with: Smithy

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SD 38 NW
6/62 Old Smithy and Glen
25.3.70 View (formerly listed
as Old Smithy and
Glen Villa)


House with attached outbuilding formerly smithy. 1697 on datestone, with later alterations and
additions. House is roughcast stone, outbuilding of stone rubble-with slobbered
mortar; slate roofs, older to left. House of 2 storeys and 2 bays. Ground
floor has window to 1st bay with small-paned fixed glazing with opening light;
2nd bay to ground floor and 1st floor has sashed windows with glazing bars.
Entrance has C20 gabled porch. C19 brick gable-end stack and cross-axial
stack. Outbuilding of 2 storeys has sliding door and small window with
small-paned glazing to left; paired loading doors above. Stone to right dated
1697 with initials, probably: "MP-" above with 3 nails to side, and hammer,
pincers and horseshoe below; cable-mould border. Rear has small gabled outshut
and varied fenestration. Gabled projection to left return; small-paned casement
to right return. Important for datestone, a rare example of a trade sign.

Listing NGR: SD3185087219

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