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Smithy Cottage, Bretherton

Description: Smithy Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 184271

OS Grid Reference: SD4777420920
OS Grid Coordinates: 347774, 420920
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6821, -2.7922

Location: B5248, Bretherton, Lancashire PR5 7AY

Locality: Bretherton
Local Authority: Chorley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR5 7AY

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Listing Text

SD 42 SE
3/20 Smithy Cottage
- II

Cottage; probably C17, altered in C18 and C19. Cruck-framed, with cladding of
handmade brick on rendered plinth, corrugated sheet roof with boarded eaves,
gable chimneys. Three bays. One and half storeys; modern brick gabled porch
offset left, a 2-light casement to the left of this, an altered casement to
the right and a little 2-light casement in the eaves above it, a vertical
joint to the 3rd bay and a segmental-headed 2-light casement in this bay.
Lean-to greenhouse addition at left end (not included) and 2 square inserted
windows in gable above. Rear has inter alia a door and a 2-light sliding sash
with 4 panes per leaf, and to the right of this the exposed end of a tie-beam.
Interior: lower part of one cruck blade is visible in partition wall between
1st and 2nd bays; remainder of this truss and whole of another likely to be
incorporated in partition walls.

Listing NGR: SD4777420920

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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