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Smithy Cottage, the Forge, and Former Smithy Adjoining to North, Arkholme-with-Cawood

Description: Smithy Cottage, the Forge, and Former Smithy Adjoining to North

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 182303

OS Grid Reference: SD5828672183
OS Grid Coordinates: 358286, 472183
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1438, -2.6400

Location: B6254, Gressingham, Lancashire LA6 1AS

Locality: Arkholme-with-Cawood
Local Authority: Lancaster City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: LA6 1AS

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Listing Text

SD 57 SE
4/9 Smithy Cottage, The Forge, and
former smithy adjoining to north


Pair of houses and smithy, c.1817. Slobbered rubble with slate roof. 2
storeys. House windows and doors have plain stone surrounds. Smithy
Cottage, at the left, has a ground-floor window with glazing bars, one
pane opening. On the 1st floor are 2 windows, with 6-pane and 4-pane
sashes. Door at right. Left-hand gable chimney. The Forge is of one bay
having windows with small panes, some opening as casements. Door at left.
At the right is a 1st floor door, reached by a flight of external stone
steps against the projecting wall of the smithy. Chimneys at left, and at
right in wall of smithy. The smithy has a wide opening at the left, with
curved timber lintel, the area inside being open to the street. Above is a
blocked opening wih timber lintel. To the right are a door and a window,
both with plain reveals, the window with an external wooden shutter.
Chippindall, W.H. 'The History of the Township of Arkholme', Chetham Soc.
N.S. 90, p.46.

Listing NGR: SD5828672183

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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