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Description: The White House and the Smithy with Attached Blacksmiths Shop
Date Listed: 21 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 256877
OS Grid Reference: SO3635492869
OS Grid Coordinates: 336354, 292869
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5300, -2.9396
SO 39 SE NORBURY C.P. NORBURY
7/32 The White House and
The Smithy with attached
21.3.68 blacksmith's shop (formerly
listed as White House and
Pair of labourer's cottages and attached smithy. Mid-C19, central plastered
datestone, however, said to be inscribed WM . Roughcast rubblestone walls,
slate roof with shared late C19 central 1770 brick ridge stack. 2 storeys;
2 multi-paned mid-C19 metal casements with Gothic glazing. Those to ground
floor under cambered heads; entrances to left and right through C19 ledged
doors under C20 porches. Both cottages retain massive beams and heavy joists
and late C19 cast iron ranges in their ground floor fireplaces. Blacksmith's
shop. Attached to right hand end of The Smithy. Probably mid C19. Random
limestone rubble slate roof and brick end stack. Entrance through double
doors to left, window and hatch to right. Interior retains anvil, 2 forges,
pear shaped bellows, 2 vices and other equipment. Still in occasional use.
Listing NGR: SO3635492869
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Source: English Heritage
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