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The Forge and Little Forge Cottage, Farringdon

Description: The Forge and Little Forge Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 142338

OS Grid Reference: SU7051635072
OS Grid Coordinates: 470516, 135072
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1106, -0.9940

Location: A32, Farringdon, Hampshire GU34 3DH

Locality: Farringdon
Local Authority: East Hampshire District Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: GU34 3DH

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Listing Text

(Lower Farringdon)
2/32 The Forge and Little Forge


House, now 2 dwellings. C16, C17, C18. Walls are of painted brickwork in
Flemish bond, the south wing having exposed framing in the gable (with herring-
bone infill) above flint walls with brick dressings; cement plinth. Tile roof
½-hipped at the north end (with a gablet), is taller above the south side
crosswing, and hipped above the north wing. A late medieval timber-framed hall,
extended as a timber-frame at each end with a cross wing, reclad in the C18, and
with a single-storeyed wing forward of the north side. East front: 2 storeys;
1.2 windows. Casements. Boarded door in a plain frame, with a hipped tiled
canopy on posts. Inside, the framework shows the cornerposts of a hall with
lower eaves, as well as the extended framework (c17?); a large fireplace was
attached to the crosswing and the gable later moved outwards to enclose it.
The upper room of the crosswing has a plaster ceiling with decorative motifs.
of the C17.

Listing NGR: SU7046835336

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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