Description: The Old Smithy
Date Listed: 5 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 260413
OS Grid Reference: SJ6549535223
OS Grid Coordinates: 365495, 335223
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9133, -2.5145
SJ 63 NE MORETON SAY C.P. LONGSLOW
6/108 The Old Smithy
Cottage, latterly divided. 1600 with late C17 or early C18 addition
and late C19 alterations and additions. Timber framed with painted
brick nogging on rendered plinth, extended and eaves raised in painted
brick. Machine tile roof. Framing: square panels (2 from sole plate
to former wallplate ) with short straight corner braces. One C17 framed
bay with c.1700 addition of one bay and further C19 additions. 2 storeys.
Dentil brick eaves cornice. Brick ridge stacks off-centre to left
and right and external brick end stack to left. 2 first-floor C20
casements, that to left of 2 lights. Central ground-floor C20 two-
light wooden casement (formerly doorway - see C20 brick beneath).
Half-glazed door to right with C20 gabled wooden porch. Late C20 gabled
porch projecting to left with half-glazed door. C19 addition adjoining
to left with frist-floor C20 two-light wooden casement and ground-floor
segmental-headed 2-light C19 casement. Interior: central ground-
floor room with ogee-stopped spine beam and open fireplace with chamfered
wooden lintel. Circa 1600 roof truss with cambered tie-beam, collar
and queen struts.
Listing NGR: SJ6549535223
Source: English Heritage
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