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Smithy

A Grade II Listed Building in Witham, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8067 / 51°48'24"N

Longitude: 0.6354 / 0°38'7"E

OS Eastings: 581783

OS Northings: 215292

OS Grid: TL817152

Mapcode National: GBR QL3.RFR

Mapcode Global: VHJJR.YVRB

Entry Name: Smithy

Listing Date: 1 March 1950

Last Amended: 7 February 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1306501

English Heritage Legacy ID: 113486

Location: Witham, Braintree, Essex, CM8

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Witham

Built-Up Area: Witham

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Witham St Nicolas

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

1841 CHIPPINGHILL
(North Side)
No 18 & Smithy
TL 8115 3/17 1.3.50. (Formerly listed under
Road to Powershall End)

GV II

A C15 5 timber-framed and plastered house with a C17 smithy at the corner
of Chipping Hill and Church Street. It is still used as a smithy. The
house has cross wings at the north-west and south-east ends. The upper
storey is jettied at the south-west end and on the south-east crosswing.
It is now cement rendered. The south end is weatherboarded and a weatherboarded
wing extends at the rear. 2 storeys. 3 window range on the south-west
front, casements with glazing bars. 1 window has old leaded lights. 1
window range at the south-east front, double-hung sash with glazing bars.
Roofs tiled, with a C17 central brick chimney stack with 2 diagonally
set shafts.
RCHM (10)

No 18 and Smithy, Nos 20 to 30 (even), Parish Church of St Nicholas, The
Vicarage, No 35 (Barnardiston), Nos 43 to 55 (odd) and No 2 (White Horse
Public House)and Nos 4 and 6 Church Street form a group.
Also Nos 18 and Smithy, Nos 20 to 30 (even), Parish Church of St Nicholas
and the Vicarage form a group with No 7 (Woolpack Inn) and Nos 22 to 48
(even) Church Street.

Listing NGR: TL8178315292

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