How it started, from across the road!

The smithy was in the ownership of the Holmes family for over 100 years. It was still in existence in 1935. At that time its best customer was the Quorn Hunt. The photograph shows a horse being shod by Thomas Broom, who worked at the smithy for over 30 years. 822 

picture of blacksmiths in the 1980s

The Blackie's

This photograph was taken from a Christmas card sent by Harold & Pat Cox, landlords of the Blacksmith’s Arms. It is thought to be from the late 70s early 1980s.