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The Smithy, Flixborough

Description: The Smithy

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 165791

OS Grid Reference: SE8711914938
OS Grid Coordinates: 487119, 414938
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6237, -0.6843

Location: 1 Stather Road, Flixborough, North Lincolnshire DN15 8RP

Locality: Flixborough
County: North Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN15 8RP

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Listing Text

(west side)

4/36 The Smithy

- II

House and smithy. Mid C19 with earlier origins, for the Sheffield
Estate. Red brick, with side and rear walls of shoeing shop in coursed
ironstone rubble; pantile roofs. House: 2 storeys, 3 bays, lower
single-bay kitchen section to left, and a longer lower section to right
containing the forge and shoeing shop. House: central plank door with
two 12-pane sliding sashes to left, 1 to right and similar windows
above, all with stone cills. Forge to right has plank stable door and
large workshop casement with vertical glazing bars. Former shoeing shop
has double plank doors. All ground floor openings have segmental brick
arches. 2 attic sliding sashes to left gable, and plank door to attic
of shoeing shop in right gable. Interior of shoeing shop contains re-
used C15 moulded ceiling beam, other re-used beams in house are recent
insertions. The forge is complete and in use. A fine example of an
unaltered purpose-built village forge and smith's house.

Listing NGR: SE8711914938

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Source: English Heritage

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