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SMITHY (NUMBER 1)

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: SMITHY (NUMBER 1)

List entry Number: 1257622

Location

SMITHY (NUMBER 1), 1 AND 3, LITTLE CROSBY ROAD

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

County:

District: Sefton

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Mar-1973

Date of most recent amendment: 20-Dec-1996

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 463663

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

CROSBY

SD3201 LITTLE CROSBY ROAD, Little Crosby 778-1/5/168 (West side) 26/03/73 Nos.1 AND 3 Smithy (No.1) (Formerly Listed as: LITTLE CROSBY ROAD, Little Crosby Nos.1 AND 3-7 (Odd) Smithy (No.1))

GV II

Small house and attached smithy. Probably C18 (date 1713 inscribed on smithy wall at junction), the house probably raised in C19; altered. The house (No.3) is of coursed sandstone rubble with quoins and 4 courses of large squared masonry at the top (above eaves level of smithy), with a graduated slate roof and brick chimney; the smithy (No.1) is of random rubble with a graduated stone slate roof. Linear plan, the house double-depth and double-fronted, and the smithy continued to the left single-depth, 2 bays. The house, 2 low storeys and 2 windows, has a simple square-headed doorway offset slightly right of centre, flanked by 3-light casements at ground floor and 2-light casements above (all these with renewed joinery). Chimney behind ridge to left. The smithy, one storey, has a wagon doorway to the left with wooden lintel, a square window to the right with wooden shutters, and to the right of this a quoin stone inscribed "1713". Beside the left corner of this range is a cubic cheese-press stone (erroneously identified in former list as anvil). INTERIOR: not inspected. Collectively all the buildings in Little Crosby Conservation Area form a valuable group of similar scale but varied dates, materials and style.

Listing NGR: SD3200101288

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National Grid Reference: SD3200101288

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