Smithy, Treskinnock Cross, Poundstock, Cornwall

Smithy, Treskinnock Cross, Poundstock, Cornwall
Photograph taken August 1911 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: bb98/05618

The village blacksmith is seen here shoeing a horse. Blacksmiths would also have been responsible for making and maintaining the agricultural implements of the village. In larger areas the shoeing of horses was left exclusively to farriers.

Location

Cornwall Poundstock

Period

Edwardian (1902 - 1913)

Tags

rural street people children boy men horse blacksmith Edwardian (1902 - 1913)