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THE SMITHY

List Entry Summary

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

Name: THE SMITHY

List entry Number: 1055894

Location

THE SMITHY

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

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Ellesmere Rural

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Apr-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 260823

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

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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National Grid Reference: SJ 40474 32445

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