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Latitude: 55.1516 / 55°9'5"N
Longitude: -1.6509 / 1°39'3"W
OS Eastings: 422343
OS Northings: 584190
OS Grid: NZ223841
Mapcode National: GBR J8XW.C3
Mapcode Global: WHC2R.MS13
Entry Name: The Smithy
Listing Date: 29 September 2003
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1413239
Location: Hepscott, Northumberland, NE61
Civil Parish: Hepscott
Built-Up Area: Hepscott
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Morpeth
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
Smithy or forge and attached stable. 1711, with minor C20 alterations. Coursed stone with pantile roofs and raised coped gables. Single storey.
South-west front has slightly higher forge to right with single plank door and to right a single 2-light window with original glazing and external plank shutter. Slightly lower stable to left has late-twentieth century double plank doors and on the left return gable wall a single plank door.
INTERIOR of the smithy retains a brick arched forge on gable wall - though with external chimney stack removed. Large bellows still survives at side of hearth.
Roof has single central pine collar truss, and original front purlins.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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