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Smithy, Birkenhead

Description: Smithy

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 215491

OS Grid Reference: SJ2995180313
OS Grid Coordinates: 329951, 380313
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3151, -3.0529

Location: B5136, Wirral CH63 1JF

Locality: Birkenhead
County: Wirral
Country: England
Postcode: CH63 1JF

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Listing Text

SJ 3040
(north side)
Thornton Hough
16/164 Smithy


Smithy. 1905. By J. Lomax Simpson. Timber-frame on stone
base, hipped stone slate roof, with gablets. One storey, 4
bays, central bays recessed behind continuous bracketed
eaves, similar to Wealden house form. Windows have leaded
glazing, those to central bays of 3 lights, 1st bay has 3-
light window and 4th bay has projecting 5-light window with
weatherboard gable. Central entrance and entrance to 1st
bay have Tudor heads and paired plank doors with strap
hinges. Stone cross-axial stack. Returns have louvred
gablets, left return has swept cat-slide roof, right return
has projecting gabled 4-light window and 3-light window.
Rear has stone lateral stack, 2-light window and entrance.
Forecourt has sign on post and spreading chestnut tree.

Listing NGR: SJ2995180313

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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