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Smithy, Witham

Description: Smithy

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 March 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 113486

OS Grid Reference: TL8178315292
OS Grid Coordinates: 581783, 215292
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8067, 0.6354

Location: Church Street, Witham, Essex CM8 2JS

Locality: Witham
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM8 2JS

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Listing Text

(North Side)
No 18 & Smithy
TL 8115 3/17 1.3.50. (Formerly listed under
Road to Powershall End)


A C15 5 timber-framed and plastered house with a C17 smithy at the corner
of Chipping Hill and Church Street. It is still used as a smithy. The
house has cross wings at the north-west and south-east ends. The upper
storey is jettied at the south-west end and on the south-east crosswing.
It is now cement rendered. The south end is weatherboarded and a weatherboarded
wing extends at the rear. 2 storeys. 3 window range on the south-west
front, casements with glazing bars. 1 window has old leaded lights. 1
window range at the south-east front, double-hung sash with glazing bars.
Roofs tiled, with a C17 central brick chimney stack with 2 diagonally
set shafts.
RCHM (10)

No 18 and Smithy, Nos 20 to 30 (even), Parish Church of St Nicholas, The
Vicarage, No 35 (Barnardiston), Nos 43 to 55 (odd) and No 2 (White Horse
Public House)and Nos 4 and 6 Church Street form a group.
Also Nos 18 and Smithy, Nos 20 to 30 (even), Parish Church of St Nicholas
and the Vicarage form a group with No 7 (Woolpack Inn) and Nos 22 to 48
(even) Church Street.

Listing NGR: TL8178315292

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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