This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
EGLINGHAM EGLINGHAM VILLAGE NU 1019 (North side) 19/159 Smithy Cottage with attached smithy and outbuilding GV II
Cottage, smithy and outbuilding. Cottage and smithy early C18 altered C19; outbuilding c.1840. Cottage and smithy largely roughly-squared stone with later tooled-and-margined dressings; outbuilding squared tooled stone with tooled-and-margined quoins and dressings. Welsh slate roof except for C20 metal sheets on outbuilding.
South elevation in 3 sections, each 1 storey, 2 bays. Cottage on left has boarded door with 2-pane overlight in later rustic porch, flanked by 4-pane sash windows with C19 lintels and slightly-projecting sills. Coped gables; small stepped end stacks. Lower smithy in centre has boarded double doors, with boarded window on left and blacksmith's window on right, all in C19 alternating-block surrounds. Coped right gable with reduced stack. Outbuilding to right has boarded double doors under segmental arch on left, boarded door and window on right; coped right gable.
Interior: Smithy has original forge with arched recesses flanking hearth and massive roughly-chamfered lintel. Bellows now in adjacent outbuilding, which was probably built as a stable for the former Ogle Arms Inn (see No. 12, q.v.).
Listing NGR: NU1095019455
© Mr Peter Oakley Clarke. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: Clarke, Peter Oakley
Rights Holder: Clarke, Peter Oakley
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