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Attached Smithy

A Grade II Listed Building in Nercwys, Flintshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1413 / 53°8'28"N

Longitude: -3.1515 / 3°9'5"W

OS Eastings: 323069

OS Northings: 361076

OS Grid: SJ230610

Mapcode National: GBR 6Z.62Z8

Mapcode Global: WH77C.K9HP

Entry Name: Attached Smithy

Listing Date: 24 February 1976

Last Amended: 12 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15232

Building Class: Industrial

Location: To the NW of the village centre, set back slightly from the street- line.

County: Flintshire

Community: Nercwys

Community: Nercwys

Traditional County: Flintshire

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Exterior

A late C18/early C19 2-storey, 2-window cottage and attached contemporary smithy. Rubble-built under a medium-pitched slate roof with plain eaves. The cottage has rubble garden walls, returned to the main face to the R of centre. C19 iron scrolled gate. Central entrance with topped-chamfered, slightly recessed late C19 door and doorcase. To the L a 2-part 12-pane fixed casement, near flush with thin glazing bars. Under the eaves 2 further, similar windows, though of sliding sash type. To the R of the entrance, beyond the return of the garden wall, a C20 boarded garage door, doubtless replacing a similar window. Plain brick gable chimney to L and similar one off- centre with simply moulded top. Cat-slide extension to rear with boarded doors and a contemporary fixed iron-framed, multi-pane window with intersecting tracery and ogee head, of the type seen at Nerquis Hall in the 1790s additions. Adjacent modern brick rendered toilet extension.

Stepped-up from the cottage, the smithy. Rubble and slate as before, though with brick S gable apex and rear elevation, this partly renewed. Small brick gable chimney to R and larger rear chimney. Large entrance to L with tooled sandstone lintel and modern boarded stable door. Loading bay above with boarded door and stone cill. To the R of the ground floor entrance a
contemporary slightly recessed 30-pane fixed iron casement with sandstone lintel and quoins to R reveal. Segmental-arched head. Segmental-arched external boarded shutter. Above this a near-flush 30-pane part-fixed iron casement. Similar (though replaced) window to ground floor N face with original one above. Modern, open entrances with concrete lintels to rear.

Interior

Furnaces on N and W (rear) walls with stepped brick hoods.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a good example of a village smithy in a prominent location .

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II The Old Smithy Cottage
    To the NW of the village centre, set back slightly from the street- line.
  • II Ty Draw Farmhouse
    To the NW of the village centre. Set back from the road at the end of a large yard with dwarf rubble entrance walls with decorative crenellations.
  • II Agricultural Range tp SW of Plas Hendre
    Located at the end of a farm lane SW of Hendre Ucha farmhouse, on sloping ground opposite the hay barn.
  • II Hay Barn at Plas Hendre
    Located at the end of a farm lane to the W of Hendre Ucha farmhouse, and raised slightly above it, opposite a further, later, agricultural range.
  • II Coach House and Stable-Block at Plas Ffynnon
    Immediately to the N of the former vicarage.
  • II Plas Hendre
    Located at the end of a farm lane at right angles with the main village street, to the NW of the village centre.
  • II Plas Ffynnon
    To the NW of the village centre, set back from the road behind dwarf brick forecourt walls.
  • II Barn at Hendra Isa
    Situated to the W of Hendre Isa farmhouse, closing the farmyard on the W side, and with modern barn buildings abutting its E face.

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