Smithy Cottage


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Listed Building
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Statutory Address:
Smithy Cottage, North Road, Bretherton, PR26 9AY


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Statutory Address:
Smithy Cottage, North Road, Bretherton, PR26 9AY

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

Chorley (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 47774 20920


SD 42 SE 3/20 BRETHERTON NORTH ROAD Smithy Cottage

II Cottage; probably C17, altered in C18 and C19. Cruck-framed, with cladding of handmade brick on rendered plinth, corrugated sheet roof with boarded eaves, gable chimneys. Three bays. One and half storeys; modern brick gabled porch offset left, a two-light casement to the left of this, an altered casement to the right and a little two-light casement in the eaves above it, a vertical joint to the third bay and a segmental-headed two-light casement in this bay. Lean-to greenhouse addition at left end (not included) and two square inserted windows in gable above. Rear has inter alia a door and a two-light sliding sash with four panes per leaf, and to the right of this the exposed end of a tie-beam.

Interior: lower part of one cruck blade is visible in partition wall between first and second bays; remainder of this truss and whole of another likely to be incorporated in partition walls.

Listing NGR: SD4777420920


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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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Date: 21 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/01708/25
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