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Description: Forge Cottage
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 157535
OS Grid Reference: TL0179803488
OS Grid Coordinates: 501798, 203488
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7209, -0.5277
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BOVINGDON CHIPPERFIELD ROAD
TL 0103 (North side)
10/6 No. 27
- (Forge Cottage)
House. C16, floor and chimney C17, NW extension C18/C19, E part C20.
Timber frame brick nogged, later parts brick, front plastered and lined
as ashlar. Steep old red tile roofs with 3 changes of height along
front. A complex 4-cells, 2 storeys, internal chimney plan house facing
S, with former baffle entry and stair turret behind chimney. Complex
large 3-stepped chimney rises in rear slope of roof. 4 windows on each
floor on S front in irregular arrangement. 3-light cast iron small paned
casements on each floor. Battened door under lean-to tiled porch leads
into stair hall of C20 E extension. Axial chamfered floor beam in first
room on LH, with chamfered and stopped joists. Beyond massive chimney a
higher room with chamfered floor beams and square joists. Jowled posts
and cambered tie-beam. Wide panels in wall framing. Curved braces to tie
beams. Curved wind-braces to clasped purlin queen-struts and collar
truss. Thick old floor tiles stamped with cross on a shield. Rear
outshut with catslide roof, and large late external chimneys at rear NW
and at W gable. Boxmoor grazing rights plaque No. 583 (No. 582 screwed
to back door). (Roberts(1975)No. 10).
Listing NGR: TL0179803488
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Source: English Heritage
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