This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
ST 69 SE CROMHALL BIBSTONE
1/21 The Old Smithy and former Bakehouse/Wash-house to south - east II
Farmhouse, used as a smithy in the C19 and early C20, and now a house. Mid - late C17. Rendered; C20 tiles to south, stone slates to north. South elevation. 2 storeys and attics in 2 steep gables. Three 2- and 3-light casement windows, some with ovolo moulded mullions and surrounds and under dripmoulds. Gabled central porch: C20 door. Single storey and attic, one bay wing to left (used as the smithy). North elevation: 2 bays, 3- and 4-light casements; central gabled, projecting 2 storey porch (now blocked) and lean-to at left. Interior: stop chamfered beams; moulded lintel to parlour fireplace and spice cupboard to left; extended collar-beam roof trusses. 2 yards from south east of the house is a small single storey bake- or wash-house: rendered; double Roman tiled roof; plank studded door, strap hinges with fleur-de-lys ends, ogee moulded surround (originally the south door of the house).
Listing NGR: ST6987190999
© Alan Bamforth. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: Bamforth, Alan
Rights Holder: Bamforth, Alan
Render, Roman Tile, Stone, Timber, Stuart Farmhouse, Domestic, Agricultural Dwelling, Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Blacksmiths Workshop, Industrial, Metal Workers Workshop, Craft Industry Site, Workshop, Industrial Building, Monument (By Form), Wash House, Health And Welfare, Bakehouse
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