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Description: The Old Smithy
Date Listed: 14 December 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 284046
OS Grid Reference: TL9101476484
OS Grid Coordinates: 591014, 276484
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3531, 0.8033
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TL 97 NW FAKENHAM MAGNA THETFORD ROAD (WEST SIDE)
2/69 The Old Smithy
Village smithy, now garages to Pump Green Cottage. Early C19. Single-storey.
Red brick. Fully hipped roof: black glazed double Roman tiles and ridge of
ornamental tiles with pierced semi-circular cresting. Front with 3
'Romanesque' arches: flat pilasters and 4-centred arched heads, recessed panels
containing late C20 windows in older openings, with cambered heads and
rectangular hood-moulds. The northernmost archway was originally open, and
formed the 'traverse' of the smithy, which was in use until the 1930's.
Listing NGR: TL9101476484
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Source: English Heritage
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