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Latitude: 53.8747 / 53°52'29"N
Longitude: -1.5291 / 1°31'44"W
OS Eastings: 431055
OS Northings: 442160
OS Grid: SE310421
Mapcode National: GBR KRRM.RR
Mapcode Global: WHC90.HV2Y
Plus Code: 9C5WVFFC+V8
Entry Name: Smithy Close to South End of Barn at Herd Farm
Listing Date: 11 September 1996
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1375397
English Heritage Legacy ID: 466293
Location: Alwoodley, Leeds, LS17
Civil Parish: Alwoodley
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Adel St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
Tagged with: Smithy
SE34SW ECCUP LANE, Eccup
714-1/3/648 (East side (off))
Smithy close to south end of barn at
Smithy. Probably 1760 with later alterations. For Robert
Midgley, steward of the Cookridge Hall estate. Coursed squared
gritstone, stone slate roof. Single storey, 2 bays. Quoins.
Doorway right, square window centre, front wall rebuilt; stone
stack left end.
INTERIOR: the blacksmith's hearth is built against the S gable
and is intact, also anvil, shelving, tools.
A rare survival of an important part of a large farm, the
forge where tools and equipment were made and repaired, often
by an itinerant blacksmith. Part of a well-documented farm
group, see Herd Farmhouse (qv).
Listing NGR: SE3105542160
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