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Old Smithy House, Lyng

Description: Old Smithy House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 220740

OS Grid Reference: TG0686417817
OS Grid Coordinates: 606864, 317817
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7184, 1.0614

Location: The Common, Lyng, Norfolk NR9 5AL

Locality: Lyng
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR9 5AL

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Listing Text

(north-east side)

4/34 Old Smithy House

- II

Former blacksmith's cottage. Late C18. Colourwashed brick with pantile
roofs. Cottage with single storey workshop to side. 2 storeys. Symmetrical
facade of 4 windows and a central doorway bordered by rusticated giant
pilasters. Original 2-light windows with metal casements. Ground floor
windows with transoms and skewback arches. Plain platband and a moulded
brick cornice. Panelled front door with corner paterae to door case. Later porch
with a zinc tent roof, ball finial and fretted eaves detail supported on
chamfered posts. Single gable-end stack. Workshop extension not of special

Listing NGR: TG0686417817

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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