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The Smithy, Farley

Description: The Smithy

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 275119

OS Grid Reference: SK0678744250
OS Grid Coordinates: 406787, 344250
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9955, -1.9003

Location: Wootton Lane, Farley, Staffordshire ST10 3BQ

Locality: Farley
Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST10 3BQ

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Listing Text


7/124 The Smithy

Smithy. 1780, remodelled 1849 and repaired 1979. Coursed and squared
freestone blocks with herringbone tooling; plain tile roof with shaped
tile bands and coped verges and ball finial to the left; ashlar ridge
stack and integral end stacks. Aligned north-east/south-west facing
north-west. One storey and attic with hollow chamfered eaves band;
4 bays, 2-leaf smithy door with C20 cambered lintel and decorative strap
hinges, gabled break to right of centre and cambered arch door with ogee
moulded surround, inserted datestone above inscribed "ABC/1979". 2-
light chamfer mullioned attic window with rebated surround, single-light
ground floor windows to left and right of gabled break, with chamfered
surrounds. The 1962 provisional list notes 2 inscriptions over the
doorway "C.B. 1780" and "I.B. 1849", these have been removed and
replaced by the inscription mentioned above.

Listing NGR: SK0678744250

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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