Description: Smithy Cottage
Date Listed: 28 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 284459
OS Grid Reference: TL9023063137
OS Grid Coordinates: 590230, 263137
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2336, 0.7843
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TL 96 SW ROUGHAM BLACKTHORPE
5/38 Smithy Cottage
House. C17. One-and-a-half storeys; 3-cell plan. Timber-framed and
rendered; thatched roof with decorated ridge. One end chimney-stack and
another set internally, both with small plain red brick shafts. Small-paned
C20 casement windows; one,eyebrow dormer with an old casement window; plank
door. The frame is all of one date, and the entrance-door still in the
original cross-entry position. Plain framing and rafters visible on the upper
floor, some with assembly marks, but also some reused timbers. Part of an
original partition uncovered on the ground floor contains a doorway with
rectangular, chamfered surround. The hearth in the middle room, infilled with
C20 brickwork, has an original plain timber lintel above. Side purlin roof.
Listing NGR: TL9023063137
Source: English Heritage
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