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Description: The Forge
Date Listed: 25 August 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 126462
OS Grid Reference: SP1676620741
OS Grid Coordinates: 416766, 220741
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8850, -1.7578
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5224 HIGH STREET
(formerly listed as
SP 1620 NE 3/9 25.8.60
In 2 distinct builds.
Left hand: Late C16. Rubble with stone slate roof. One storey and attic, 2 bays,
each with gable. Wide 3 light casement with drip mould on right, modern bay with
doorway and pent roof on left. Two light stone mullion casement with drip mould in
each gable. Vestigial stone ridge stack.
Right hand: Formerly York House. Early/mid C18. Coursed rubble with dressed quoins
and stone slate roof. Two storeys and attic, one window. Sashes with glazing bars
with stone architrave and keyed head. Pedimented doorway with shouldered architrave
and triple key block, 6 panel door. Pedimented dormer. Stone verges and kneelers.
Ashlar end stacks with moulded string and cap. The doorway opens onto a through
passage used for the horses' entrance. Early C19 watercolour of building in VCH by
T C Dibdin 1855.
Listing NGR: SP1676620741
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Source: English Heritage
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