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The Smithy

A Grade II Listed Building in Baschurch, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.7686 / 52°46'6"N

Longitude: -2.8409 / 2°50'27"W

OS Eastings: 343363

OS Northings: 319328

OS Grid: SJ433193

Mapcode National: GBR 7D.YLFJ

Mapcode Global: WH8BD.BNGX

Entry Name: The Smithy

Listing Date: 27 May 1953

Last Amended: 25 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176240

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260745

Location: Baschurch, Shropshire, SY4

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Baschurch

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Baschurch All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 41 NW
17/45 The Smithy (formerly
- listed as The Black-
27.5.53 smith's)
Farmhouse and smithy, now house. Early C17 with smithy added in mid-
to late C18; later additions and alterations. Timber framed with painted
brick infill and painted sandstone plinth; slate roofs. Hall range of
it bays with flush single-bay gabled cross-wing to right; lower smithy
added to left in C18. 2 storeys with attic to cross-wing. Framing:
small square panels, 4 from cill to wall-plate, including to cross-wing
which has long straight tension braces and hewn jetty continued round
to right and rear; plain moulded bressumer and carved corner brackets.
Gable has queen-strut truss with upper and lower collars and boarded hatch.
Light larger square panels to former smithy, 3 from cill to wall-plate.
Three-light C20 casements, one on each floor to left of hall range and
on each floor to gable. C20 plank door to right of hall range. Red
brick stack behind ridge to right of hall range and integral end stack
to rear of cross-wing. Former smithy has 3-light C20 casement to ground
floor and gabled eaves dormer. Interior. Not inspected but likely
to be of interest.

Listing NGR: SJ4336319328

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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