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Old Smithy House

A Grade II Listed Building in Lyng, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.7184 / 52°43'6"N

Longitude: 1.0614 / 1°3'41"E

OS Eastings: 606864

OS Northings: 317817

OS Grid: TG068178

Mapcode National: GBR TCM.K5C

Mapcode Global: WHLRT.8XPV

Plus Code: 9F43P396+9H

Entry Name: Old Smithy House

Listing Date: 5 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1306681

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220740

Location: Lyng, Breckland, Norfolk, NR9

County: Norfolk

Civil Parish: Lyng

Built-Up Area: Lyng

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Lyng St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 10/01/2012

TG 01 NE

(north-east side)
Old Smithy House

(Formerly listed as Old Smithy Cottage, The Common)


Former blacksmith's cottage. Late C18. Colourwashed brick with pantile
roofs. Cottage with single storey workshop to side. 2 storeys. Symmetrical
facade of 4 windows and a central doorway bordered by rusticated giant
pilasters. Original 2-light windows with metal casements. Ground floor
windows with transoms and skewback arches. Plain platband and a moulded
brick cornice. Panelled front door with corner paterae to door case. Later porch
with a zinc tent roof, ball finial and fretted eaves detail supported on
chamfered posts. Single gable-end stack. Workshop extension not of special

Listing NGR: TG0686417817

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