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Number 18 and Adjacent Old Smithy, Acklington

Description: Number 18 and Adjacent Old Smithy

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 236671

OS Grid Reference: NU2289101945
OS Grid Coordinates: 422891, 601945
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3111, -1.6409

Location: B6345, Acklington, Northumberland NE65 9BW

Locality: Acklington
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE65 9BW

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Listing Text

NU 20 SW
(North side)
7/1 No. 18 and adjacent
old smithy

House and smithy. Smithy and ground floor of east part of house C18, house
enlarged mid C19. Roughly-coursed rubble with tooled dressings; cut quoins.
to house; Welsh slate roof with brick stacks. Overall L-plan. House 2
storeys, 1 + 1 bays. Projecting left bay has paired 6-pane casement windows
and slit beneath coped gable on moulded kneelers; rendered lateral stack on
left return; similar fenestration and renewed door on 2-bay right return.
Right bay shows similar windows and coped gable on moulded kneelers; right
end stack rebuilt on old base. Attached single-storey smithy to right shows
boarded door, 2 stable doors and window with blacksmith's glazing; coped
right gable has old brick end stack with chamfered stone cap. Stable door
at rear of smithy. All openings in chamfered surrounds.

Interior not inspected in detail but old forge remains.

Listing NGR: NU2289101945

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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