Record Details

NHER Number:44517
Type of record:Building
Name:Old Smithy Cottage


A late 18th century two storey former blacksmith's cottage in colourwashed brick with a single storey workshop to one side.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 06850 17827
Map Sheet:TG01NE

Full description

November 1984. Listed, Grade II.
Former blacksmith's cottage. Late 18th century. Colourwashed brick with pantile roofs. Cottage with single storey workshop to side. Two storeys. Symmetrical façade of four windows and a central doorway bordered by rusticated giant pilasters. Original two light windows with metal casements. Ground floor windows with transoms and skewback arches. Plain platband and a moulded brick cornice. Panelled front door with corner paterae to door case. Later porch with a zinc tent roof, ball finial and fretted eaves detail supported on chamfered posts. Single gable-end stack. Workshop extension not of special interest.
Information from (S1).
A. Cattermole (NLA), 9 May 2006.

Monument Types

  • (Former Type) SMITHS COTTAGE (18th Century to 19th Century - 1750 AD to 1900 AD)
  • HOUSE (18th Century to 21st Century - 1750 AD? to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 532.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1306681.

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