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Description: Forge Sound
Date Listed: 29 January 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 142876
OS Grid Reference: SU6817522107
OS Grid Coordinates: 468175, 122107
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9943, -1.0299
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6822 EAST MEON HIGH STREET, North side
12/29 Forge Sound
Cottage, formerly two. C14/15, c.1600, C18, with minor C20 changes. Exposed
frame with brick infill, other walls of painted brickwork, small areas of
rendering. Hipped tile roof with gablets, catslide at rear and above the north-
end outshot. Medieval hall of three bays, the two northern having an aisle on
the west side, and the wider south bay on upper floor: chimneys and upper floor
to the open hall inserted c.1600; recladding of the C18, with a north end out-
shot. East front of two storeys, irregular fenestration. Casements. Plain
doorway. Lead Sun fire insurance sign (No 112958) and another sign, of the
Farmers Fire and Life Insurance. Although much repaired externally, the original
timber-framed building survives within.
Listing NGR: SU6817222106
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Source: English Heritage
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