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Smithy Cottage with Attached Smithy and Outbuilding, Eglingham

Description: Smithy Cottage with Attached Smithy and Outbuilding

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 August 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 236500

OS Grid Reference: NU1095019455
OS Grid Coordinates: 410950, 619455
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4688, -1.8283

Location: B6346, Eglingham, Northumberland NE66 2TZ

Locality: Eglingham
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 2TZ

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Listing Text

NU 1019
(North side)
19/159 Smithy Cottage
with attached
smithy and

Cottage, smithy and outbuilding. Cottage and smithy early C18 altered C19;
outbuilding c.1840. Cottage and smithy largely roughly-squared stone with
later tooled-and-margined dressings; outbuilding squared tooled stone with
tooled-and-margined quoins and dressings. Welsh slate roof except for C20
metal sheets on outbuilding.

South elevation in 3 sections, each 1 storey, 2 bays. Cottage on left has
boarded door with 2-pane overlight in later rustic porch, flanked by 4-pane
sash windows with C19 lintels and slightly-projecting sills. Coped gables;
small stepped end stacks. Lower smithy in centre has boarded double doors,
with boarded window on left and blacksmith's window on right, all in C19
alternating-block surrounds. Coped right gable with reduced stack. Outbuilding
to right has boarded double doors under segmental arch on left, boarded door
and window on right; coped right gable.

Interior: Smithy has original forge with arched recesses flanking hearth and
massive roughly-chamfered lintel. Bellows now in adjacent outbuilding, which
was probably built as a stable for the former Ogle Arms Inn (see No. 12, q.v.).

Listing NGR: NU1095019455

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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