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The White House and the Smithy with Attached Blacksmiths Shop

A Grade II Listed Building in Norbury, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.53 / 52°31'47"N

Longitude: -2.9396 / 2°56'22"W

OS Eastings: 336354

OS Northings: 292869

OS Grid: SO363928

Mapcode National: GBR B8.FQZB

Mapcode Global: VH75S.0N9W

Entry Name: The White House and the Smithy with Attached Blacksmiths Shop

Listing Date: 21 March 1968

Last Amended: 22 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175365

English Heritage Legacy ID: 256877

Location: Norbury, Shropshire, SY9

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Norbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Myndtown with Norbury

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


7/32 The White House and
The Smithy with attached
21.3.68 blacksmith's shop (formerly
listed as White House and
Smithy House)


Pair of labourer's cottages and attached smithy. Mid-C19, central plastered
datestone, however, said to be inscribed WM . Roughcast rubblestone walls,
slate roof with shared late C19 central 1770 brick ridge stack. 2 storeys;
2 multi-paned mid-C19 metal casements with Gothic glazing. Those to ground
floor under cambered heads; entrances to left and right through C19 ledged
doors under C20 porches. Both cottages retain massive beams and heavy joists
and late C19 cast iron ranges in their ground floor fireplaces. Blacksmith's
shop. Attached to right hand end of The Smithy. Probably mid C19. Random
limestone rubble slate roof and brick end stack. Entrance through double
doors to left, window and hatch to right. Interior retains anvil, 2 forges,
pear shaped bellows, 2 vices and other equipment. Still in occasional use.

Listing NGR: SO3635492869

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