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The Smithy, Owston Ferry

Description: The Smithy

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 165204

OS Grid Reference: SE8096100269
OS Grid Coordinates: 480961, 400269
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4929, -0.7811

Location: 5 High Street, Owston Ferry DN9 1RE

Locality: Owston Ferry
County: North Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN9 1RE

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Listing Text

(south side)

21/140 The Smithy


Smithy and engineering shop. 1859 for George Laming; bay to right raised to
2 storeys in later C19 - early C20. Red brick. Pantile roof. Rectangular
on plan. 2 storeys, 3 first-floor windows. Waggon entrance to right with
double board doors on strap hinges beneath rubbed-brick basket arch with
raised keystone bearing carved horseshoe and raised inscription G L. Pair
of round-headed windows to left with recessed double board doors on strap
hinges, stone sills and rubbed-brick arches. All ground-floor openings have
flush stone hinge-mounting blocks. First floor: pair of 16-pane casements
to left with small panes, stone sills, and lintels at eaves level. Right
bay has 3-light wooden mullioned-and-transomed window with glazing bars and
stone sill beneath segmental arch. Painted sign between two windows to


Dentilled brick eaves cornice to original left section. Corniced end stack
to left, ridge stack to right. Right gable end has ground-floor casement
with iron glazing bars and small panes beneath segmental arch, outline of
former gable above. Interior retains original fittings; not investigated.
An unusual survival. Included partly for historical interest.

Listing NGR: SE8096100269

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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