Danby House and Blacksmith’s Forge, 321 Acklam Road

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    Danby House is a former small holding located on the prominent part of Acklam Road. The site was and home to the blacksmith and his family, the last blacksmith being Mr Sparks, in the 1930s. The house is two storey with a slate roof and chimney stacks at both gable ends. Of handmade red brick with stone dressings, it has a symmetrical layout with a central doorway and six-over-six sash windows either side. The outbuildings which stand alone at the far house cow byres, stables and a cart shed, the date ‘1878’ projects in the gable brick work below a bulls-eye vent opening and an elegant cast iron grill. The former forge (adjacent to the house) is of handmade red brick, single storey, with a clay tile roof. The former forge could pre-date the rest of the buildings by a century, it is of. These buildings are of historical importance as part of the former village of Acklam. For more information on the Local List please click here - http://www.middlesbrough.gov.uk/ccm/navigation/planning-services/conservation/local-list/" rel="nofollow">www.middlesbrough.gov.uk/ccm/navigation/planning-services...
  • Owner

    Middlesbrough Council
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    What does this mean? All Rights Reserved (Seek permission to reuse)
  • Further information

    Link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/51359514@N02/5552334687/
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 years, 2 months ago
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    Picture Taken: 2011-03-23T11:38:07
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