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Old Blacksmiths Shop, Bensmoor Road, Springfield

A Category B Listed Building in Gretna, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0052 / 55°0'18"N

Longitude: -3.0629 / 3°3'46"W

OS Eastings: 332116

OS Northings: 568368

OS Grid: NY321683

Mapcode National: GBR 7B1K.PK

Mapcode Global: WH6Y9.XGN8

Plus Code: 9C7R2W4P+3V

Entry Name: Old Blacksmiths Shop, Bensmoor Road, Springfield

Listing Name: Springfield Village, Old Blacksmith's Shop and Smithy

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 342269

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB9929

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Gretna

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Annandale East and Eskdale

Parish: Gretna

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

18th-19th century single storey row arranged as, roughly, 3
3-bay cottages, one with 1713 lintel; alterations. Mostly
rubble-built with ashlar and brick dressings; whitewashed
with painted margins. 1713 lintel probably dates westmost
cottage; latter has long, squared rubble quoins and brick
jambs; inner cottage with advanced wide gable with large
intersecting Y-traceried window; brick porch to eastmost
cottage and large slapping in E gable. Brick stacks; slate
roofs, swept over full-width rear projection.

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