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Description: Forge Thatch Cottage
Date Listed: 30 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 131815
OS Grid Reference: SO8109514359
OS Grid Coordinates: 381095, 214359
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8275, -2.2757
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SO 81 SW QUEDGELEY BRISTOL ROAD
5/153 Nos 161 & 163
(Forge Thatch Cottage)
Two houses in row. Mid C17; C19 alterations. Timber framed;
part refaced in brick; brick chimneys; thatched roof. Single-
storey with attic; C20 addition at north end. West front:
mostly refaced in brick; 3 scattered small-paned casements; C20
projecting brick porch to left; rendered plinth; 2 thatched
dormers with lead aprons; scalloped ridge decoration to thatch;
large central ridge-mounted brick chimney, now cut down. South
end: gable end in random rubble limestone, brick above;
projecting stone plinth; single ground floor casement; two C20
attic casements; ridge-mounted brick chimney. East side:
scattered small-paned casements in brickwork to ground floor;
small framing above under eaves; plank door to left with C20
glazed porch; some exposed framing to right continuing down to
limestone plinth; 2 thatched dormers, one with lead, other with
tiled apron. North end: C20 single-storey addition below framed
gable end with 2 diagonal braces; small-paned attic casement;
half hip to thatch. Timber framing is more visible internally.
Listing NGR: SO8109514359
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Source: English Heritage
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