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Description: Forge House and Barrow House and Railings to North
Date Listed: 27 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 176066
OS Grid Reference: TQ8827962948
OS Grid Coordinates: 588279, 162948
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3344, 0.7014
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TQ 86 SE BORDEN THE STREET
5/34 Forge House and
Barrow house and
Railings to north
Two houses and Assembly Rooms. 1823. White brick and slate roof.
Two storeys on basement, and hipped roof with 4 stacks evenly
spaced. Regular fenestration of 6 glazing bar sash windows on
first floor with cambered and gauged heads, and 4 glazing bar
sash with gauged basket arches on ground floor. Two 6 panelled
doors left and right with semi-circular traceried fanlights in
gauged arched surrounds at top of flight of 2 steps. Interior:
preserved are the meeting rooms of the Barrow's Trust with marble
fireplace, panelled walls and carved and moulded frieze. Fore-
court enclosed by fleur-de-lys iron rails, 30 yards in length.
Rear elevation with plaque inscribed:
By Mr. Barrow's
Richard Tylden Esq.
William Bland Jnr. Esq.
Revd. R.O. Tylden
William Baldwin Esq.
The Trust still maintains charitable functions and meets in the Rooms.
Listing NGR: TQ8828362946
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Source: English Heritage
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