MHG23780 - Golspie, Main Street, Smithy To Rear of Anvil House


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  • SMITHY (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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See also NC80SW0086 Anvil House

Building constructed from sandstone blocks and is 1 storey high with a corrugated roof. In use although in what purpose it was unknown as private property not entered. <1>

Early 19th century smiddy with some later modifications. L-plan single storey range. Squared pink rubble with some snecking, roughly tooled dressings. NW facing elevation advanced bay at left with door, to right horizontally divided door and window; at extreme right low, slab-roofed projection, probably for housing bellows. Stack on SW gable. Seaward elevation with gable at right, off-centre window, unusual asymmetrical apex stack with light jamb joining the skew at lower level than left. Stacks with thackstanes. Corrugated-iron roof. <2>

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Grid reference Centred NC 8345 0005 (15m by 14m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC80SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish GOLSPIE

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