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Description: Cow Ark Smithy
Date Listed: 16 November 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 183069
OS Grid Reference: SD6718445401
OS Grid Coordinates: 367184, 445401
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9037, -2.5009
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SD 64 NE BOWLAND FOREST LOW COW ARK
14/18 Cow Ark Smithy
Former smithy, probably late C18th. Squared sandstone rubble with stone
slate roof. The south wall has 2 windows with plain stone surrounds, the
right-hand one having SR D 1804 and other illegible initials roughly carved
on the lintel. Between them is a door with plain stone surround, now blocked
to form a window. At the far left is a wide entrance with long-and-short
jambs and a timber lintel. The right-hand gable has a coping and a truncated
chimney cap with weathered top. To the right of the wide opening is a brick
chimney cap, with another truncated chimney on the rear wall. Inside there
is a solid stone wall to the right of the wide opening, the right-hand unit
having a hardwood roof truss with collar, tie, and raking queen struts.
Listing NGR: SD6718445401
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Source: English Heritage
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