Description: Smithy Cottage
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
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BRETHERTON NORTH ROAD
SD 42 SE
3/20 Smithy Cottage
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
Source: English Heritage
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