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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.


List entry Number: 1072235



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

County: Lancashire

District: Ribble Valley

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bowland Forest Low

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Nov-1983

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 183069

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14/18 Cow Ark Smithy


Former smithy, probably late C18th. Squared sandstone rubble with stone slate roof. The south wall has 2 windows with plain stone surrounds, the right-hand one having SR D 1804 and other illegible initials roughly carved on the lintel. Between them is a door with plain stone surround, now blocked to form a window. At the far left is a wide entrance with long-and-short jambs and a timber lintel. The right-hand gable has a coping and a truncated chimney cap with weathered top. To the right of the wide opening is a brick chimney cap, with another truncated chimney on the rear wall. Inside there is a solid stone wall to the right of the wide opening, the right-hand unit having a hardwood roof truss with collar, tie, and raking queen struts.

Listing NGR: SD6718445401

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National Grid Reference: SD 67184 45401


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