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Old Smithy, Chirbury with Brompton

Description: Old Smithy

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 257397

OS Grid Reference: SO2911197372
OS Grid Coordinates: 329111, 297372
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5695, -3.0473

Location: Chirbury, Shropshire SY15 6DE

Locality: Chirbury with Brompton
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY15 6DE

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Listing Text

SO 29 NE

8/72 Old Smithy


Farmhouse, now house. C14 or C15, remodelled C17 and late C18 with
later additions and alterations. Uncoursed limestone rubble, rendered
to front and gable ends; slate roof, graded to front. Original plan
an open hall, probably of 3 cruck-framed bays, floored over C17 and
eaves raised late C18. 2 storeys; late C20 fenestration, 3 casements
directly below eaves to first floor, one to left and one to centre
on ground floor with contemporary 6-panel door to right; external end
stack to left has C20 rendered lean-to abutting, ridge stack to left
of entrance. Interior: 2 deep-chamfered spine beams with flat heavy
joists to main ground-floor room; 2 inglenook fireplaces with chamfered
wooden lintels beneath ridge stack; one true cruck truss with cambered
collar exposed to first bay from left and one cruck blade visible
to second bay; apexes of both not inspected at time of resurvey (November
1985) but said to survive in roof space; another cruck truss is said
to survive beneath render to left gable end and parts of another are
believed to have been removed from right gable end.

Listing NGR: SO2911197372

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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