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Old Smithy, More

Description: Old Smithy

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 256856

OS Grid Reference: SO3507292828
OS Grid Coordinates: 335072, 292828
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5294, -2.9585

Location: Arbour Lane, More, Shropshire SY9 5HL

Locality: More
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY9 5HL

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Listing Text


7/11 Old Smithy

- II

Cottage and smithy. Probably early to mid C17 with later additions and alterations.
Uncoursed limestone rubble, reed thatch roof, prominent axial ridge stack
with dripstones and capping, C20 lateral integral red brick stack to right.
l½ storeys; irregular fenestration, C19 and C20 casements, one to first floor,
2 to ground, 2 eaves dormers cut into thatch; entrance to right with cambered
arch under C20 lean-to porch. The disused smithy to left is approached through
double doors in C19 lean-to to left, double hatch to right next to a semi-
circular slate capped projection for a former furnace. Interior of cottage
has a large fireplace with bread oven to right and moulded beam above (in
main room to left); wide stop chamfered ceiling beam and heavy joists; simple
straight flight staircase with winder and subsidiary short flight to room
above smithy.

Listing NGR: SO3507292828

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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