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Forge Approximately 5 Metres to North West of the Little Cottage, Bibury

Description: Forge Approximately 5 Metres to North West of the Little Cottage

Grade: DL
Date Listed: 5 February 1987
Date Delisted: 07 May 1996
English Heritage Building ID: 127343

OS Grid Reference: SP1111506702
OS Grid Coordinates: 411115, 206702
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7589, -1.8403

Location: B4425, Bibury, Gloucestershire GL7 5ND

Locality: Bibury
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL7 5ND

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Listing Text

The following building was de-listed on 7th May 1996.

SP 1006-1106 (west side)

11/97 Forge approximately 5m to
north west of The Little


Forge building. Late C18. Random rubble limestone, some ashlar
piers; Welsh slate roof. Rectangular with attachment on south
side; single-storey. Simple building with low-pitched roof.
Doorway with timber lintel on north side now has panel with fixed-
light containing engraved glass trading notice; larger window
opening to right has later casement. Central casement with timber
lintel to east gable end with doorway to right having timber lintel
and plank stable door. Leaded casement to south side.
Interior: central stone forge; chimney dismantled. C19 collar
truss roof. This purpose-built forge building retains many
fittings connected with the blacksmith's trade. A forge has been
recorded on this site since 1698. In course of restoration to
working order at time of survey (March 1986).

Listing NGR: SP1111306702

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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