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The Old Forge, Corfe Castle

Description: The Old Forge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 109210

OS Grid Reference: SY9613281982
OS Grid Coordinates: 396132, 81982
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6375, -2.0560

Location: East Street, Corfe Castle, Dorset BH20 5EQ

Locality: Corfe Castle
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH20 5EQ

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Listing Text

SY 96 81
7/58 Nos 38 (The Old Forge)
(formerly listed as No. 111,
20.11.59 Chapel Cottage and 112, Denny-
House in terrace. Late C15, of open-hall form, altered by insertion of stacks and
first floor late C16 - early C17. Right end converted to forge in C19. Rubble stone
walls, stone slate roof, stone stack at left end and one near centre. One storey and
attic. C18 raised panel door into forge. Ground floor has 2 casements, one with
glazing bars, one with lead lights. Attic has 2 hipped dormers with glazing bars.
Internally, 2 raised cruck trusses survive, one with curved braces, and king-posts
above collars - smoke-blackened. 2 ground floor rooms have ceiling beams. Forge
retains original hearth. (RCHM, Monument 80. Dorset. Vol. II).

Listing NGR: SY9613281982

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Source: English Heritage

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