Two slated conical-roofed Gothic buildings have a rectangular link.
One end houses the village smithy, the other living accommodation.
The building dates around 1800 with later alterations and was refurbished in 2003.
It now produces decorative iron work and has an on-site gallery.
Stewart Squires, 2004
This unusual composite building dates from c.1800 with later alterations.
Two slate roofed conical "pavilions” are linked by a rectangular block. The smithy was at one end.
"Estate cottage, now a house, post office and smithy. Cottage C17, remodelled 1838; smithy 1838. Both by Anthony Salvin"
"One of several estate buildings by Salvin for John, first Earl Brownlow, of Belton House"
Georgian "GR" post box still in use.
DB 25 April 2018
Messrs Harrison & Sons (1710-1965) made basketware, fine cane furniture, bath chairs and baby carriages.
Their business was on the west side of Watergate and they had osier beds, shown here, at Dysart Road and other locations on the south-west of the town.
The wheelwright's furnace or oven at 45 Foundry Street is a rare survival.
Metal tyres, standing vertically, were heated on the hearth of the oven before fitting over cart or wagon wheels in the wheelwright's yard alongside.
Matthew Scaman (father and then son) were the first wheelwrights here; Charles Twell followed in the 1920s.
Chris Lester, 2010
Many villages had simple workshops like this for a blacksmith or wheelwright. Good light and wide doors were essential features.
This workshop is close to the former railway station (TF 073 805).
The last blacksmith here was William Thompson.
The brick and pantiled forge on High Street near the former Chain Bridge over the Welland dates from about 1800.
Throughout the 19th century much of the work of the smithy was concerned with boats and river traffic.
The business was in the hands of the Dodd family from 1899 till the 1980s when the business faced closure.