Turton Cottages Blacksmith – Roxby

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The wonderful doorway arch shaped like horseshoe can only be a Blacksmiths, built in 1858 as the inscription tells us and still used for that purpose into the 1960’s

Turton Cottages - Roxby

John Turton was a physician to ‘mad’ George III, he bought the manor of Roxby but died in without children, the estate passed to the youngest son of Rev William Peters (chaplain to the Prince Regent) who assumed the Turton name and coat of arms.

5 thoughts on “Turton Cottages Blacksmith – Roxby

  1. There’s something very similar at Upsall, North of Thirsk. I believe there’s a further one somewhere as well.

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