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Smithy Circa 200 Metres North of Low Shipley Farmhouse, South Bedburn

Description: Smithy Circa 200 Metres North of Low Shipley Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111964

OS Grid Reference: NZ1161234091
OS Grid Coordinates: 411612, 534091
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7017, -1.8213

Location: Bedburn, Durham DL13 3PD

Locality: South Bedburn
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL13 3PD

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Listing Text

NZ 13 SW
(East side, off)
11/162 Smithy circa 200
metres north of
Low Shipley
Smithy and loose-box. Probably late C18. Sandstone rubble, with quoins;
pantiled roof with brick chimney. One low storey, 3 bays. Boarded door at
left under wood lintel at eaves. Old wood lintel over partly-blocked central
door with upper half of Dutch door, with horizontal planks, remaining as
shutter. Small square window to loose box has rough thin stone lintel and
sill. Left end low square chimney on ridge. Right return has old wood lintel
over boarded door c.0.4 metre lower than opening. Wide rear window partly
glazed, partly boarded, under wood lintel.

Interior shows full-height circular rubble fire-hood with some brick patching;
and projecting forge with stone lintel and renewed brick piers.

Listing NGR: NZ1161234091

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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