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The Smithy

A Grade II Listed Building in Hepscott, Northumberland

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1413239

Location: Hepscott, Northumberland, NE61

County: Northumberland

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

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Listing Text

The Smithy


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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