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Old Smithy

A Grade II Listed Building in Chirbury with Brompton, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5695 / 52°34'10"N

Longitude: -3.0473 / 3°2'50"W

OS Eastings: 329111

OS Northings: 297372

OS Grid: SO291973

Mapcode National: GBR B4.C8F7

Mapcode Global: WH8C8.5N4Z

Entry Name: Old Smithy

Listing Date: 14 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175851

English Heritage Legacy ID: 257397

Location: Chirbury with Brompton, Shropshire, SY15

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Chirbury with Brompton

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Middleton-in-Chirbury

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

CHIRBURY C.P. PRIESTWESTON
SO 29 NE

8/72 Old Smithy
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GV II


Farmhouse, now house. C14 or C15, remodelled C17 and late C18 with
later additions and alterations. Uncoursed limestone rubble, rendered
to front and gable ends; slate roof, graded to front. Original plan
an open hall, probably of 3 cruck-framed bays, floored over C17 and
eaves raised late C18. 2 storeys; late C20 fenestration, 3 casements
directly below eaves to first floor, one to left and one to centre
on ground floor with contemporary 6-panel door to right; external end
stack to left has C20 rendered lean-to abutting, ridge stack to left
of entrance. Interior: 2 deep-chamfered spine beams with flat heavy
joists to main ground-floor room; 2 inglenook fireplaces with chamfered
wooden lintels beneath ridge stack; one true cruck truss with cambered
collar exposed to first bay from left and one cruck blade visible
to second bay; apexes of both not inspected at time of resurvey (November
1985) but said to survive in roof space; another cruck truss is said
to survive beneath render to left gable end and parts of another are
believed to have been removed from right gable end.


Listing NGR: SO2911197372

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