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Description: The Forge
Date Listed: 16 October 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 150624
OS Grid Reference: SO3108849530
OS Grid Coordinates: 331088, 249530
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1398, -3.0083
EARDISLEY CP HIGH STREET (west side)
SO 3049 - 3149
7/69 The Forge
House and former smithy. C14, altered probably C17, mid-C19 and mid-C20.
Timber-framed with painted brick infill and replacement walling, stone-tiled
roof laid in diminishing courses and some machine tiles, half-hipped at south
end and with brick ridge stack. Cruck hall house of three framed bays aligned
north/south with inserted chimney at junction of northern and central bays.
Single storey and attic with dormers. Framing: cruck truss exposed at south
end. Two and three panels from sill to wall-plate. East front elevation:
there is a 2-light C19 casement with a cambered brick head and a small
rectangular window on the ground floor. Above there is a raking-top dormer
and a gabled dormer, both with 2-light casements. Main entrance in north bay
has a gabled canopy on shaped brackets and a half-glazed C19 door. A large
single-storey C20 wing adjoins the southern end of the front elevation and
there is also a large C20 rear wing. Interior: cruck truss between central
and north bay recorded to have a chamfered arch-braced collar. One other cruck
truss survives. (RCHM, III, p 54, item 14; Alcock, NW: CBA Cruck Catalogue, 1981).
Listing NGR: SO3108849530
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