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Glen View and Old Smithy, Oxen Park


Glen View is a house in Oxen Park, with an attached outbuilding which was a former smithy (blacksmiths). It has a stone dated 1697 with initials(probably: "MP") above the date, and with 3 nails to side, and hammer, pincers and horseshoe below. The datestone is a rare example of a 17th century trade sign. The building is Grade II listed on the National Heritage List for England.[1]

Oxen Park, Cumbria Historic Buildings and Monuments in Colton Civil Parish
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Detail from the 1st picture

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A corner at Oxen Park

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GLEN VIEW OLD SMITHY - Oxen Park - List Entry
- "House with attached outbuilding formerly smithy. 1697 on datestone, with later alterations and additions. House is roughcast stone, outbuilding of stone rubble-with slobbered mortar; slate roofs, older to left. House ...

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List number: 1225403
List grade: 2
County: Cumbria
Grid ref: SD3185087219

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