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The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Ellesmere Rural
National Grid Reference:
SJ 40474 32445


ELLESMERE RURAL C.P. LEE SJ 43 SW 9/123 The Smithy - GV II Cottage and smithy, latter now disused. Probably late C17 with later additions and alterations. Roughcast red brick and probably timber frame; slate roof. 2-cell central-chimney plan with flush gable to right. One storey and gable-lit attic. Four-panel door (top panels now glazed) under gabled hood to far left with C19 segmental-headed casement immediately to right. Central red brick ridge stack. Low gabled range below flush gable has horses' entrance to smithy to right. Catslide outshut to rear on right. Interior. Inspection of cottage not possible at time of resurvey (March 1987) but smithy (to right end of building) has forge, anvil, hand-operated bellows and a complete set of blacksmith's tools. Smithy ceased working c.1970.

Listing NGR: SJ4047432445


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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