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Smithy Circa 200 Metres North of Low Shipley Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in South Bedburn, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7017 / 54°42'6"N

Longitude: -1.8213 / 1°49'16"W

OS Eastings: 411612

OS Northings: 534091

OS Grid: NZ116340

Mapcode National: GBR HGQ2.HB

Mapcode Global: WHC4Z.Z2WX

Entry Name: Smithy Circa 200 Metres North of Low Shipley Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121566

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111964

Location: South Bedburn, County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: South Bedburn

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Hamsterley

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

SOUTH BEDBURN HOWLEA LANE
NZ 13 SW
(East side, off)
11/162 Smithy circa 200
metres north of
Low Shipley
Farmhouse
GV II
Smithy and loose-box. Probably late C18. Sandstone rubble, with quoins;
pantiled roof with brick chimney. One low storey, 3 bays. Boarded door at
left under wood lintel at eaves. Old wood lintel over partly-blocked central
door with upper half of Dutch door, with horizontal planks, remaining as
shutter. Small square window to loose box has rough thin stone lintel and
sill. Left end low square chimney on ridge. Right return has old wood lintel
over boarded door c.0.4 metre lower than opening. Wide rear window partly
glazed, partly boarded, under wood lintel.

Interior shows full-height circular rubble fire-hood with some brick patching;
and projecting forge with stone lintel and renewed brick piers.


Listing NGR: NZ1161234091

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