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Description: Forge Farm
Date Listed: 19 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 157997
OS Grid Reference: TL0206410454
OS Grid Coordinates: 502064, 210454
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7835, -0.5218
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TL 01 SW NETTLEDEN WITH NETTLEDEN
POTTEN END (South side)
3/216 No. 9
- (Forge Farm)
Farmhouse, now a private house. Early C18, raised to 2 storeys and
greatly enlarged to rear mid C18, C20 E wing. Documented as home of Gash
family since 1756 who were village blacksmiths. Red brick, partly once
painted, with moulded wooden eaves cornice and steep hipped old red tile
roofs. A 2-storeys house facing N, set back from road, 3-windows wide.
Flush C18 casement windows with rectangular leaded panes and iron plate
casements. 8-panel door between 1st and 2nd windows from W with wooden
doorcase. Open pediment on carved trusses with cusped cross-member.
Formerly single-storey end-chimneys plan altered by adding another
storey and parallel rear wing with staircase, cellar, and low dairy at
SW half underground with low pantry over in depth of ground floor.
Straight joint on W end marks extension.
Listing NGR: TL0208210447
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Source: English Heritage
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