Description: Old Forge House
Date Listed: 13 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 178370
OS Grid Reference: TR2429057399
OS Grid Coordinates: 624290, 157399
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2716, 1.2141
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TR 2457 WINGHAM CANTERBURY ROAD
9/338 Old Forge House
House. C15. Timber framed and rendered with some red brick in English bond,
with plain tiled roof. Two storeys with continuous jetty on brackets and
hipped roof with gablets and stacks to rear. Three wooden casements ensuite
to left and 3 glazing bar sashes on first floor and large canted bay and
smaller canted bay to right on ground floor with door of 6 raised and fielded
panels with moulded architrave to right. Fine C15 gateway to left with brick
piers, four centred arched head and sunk spandrels. Right return with series
of medieval mullioned windows. Timber frame exposed with plaster infill to
inner courtyard and rear wing terminated with kneelered parapet gable.
Interior; both wings of building have fine moulded crown post roofs. Reputedly
part of Wingham College canons' houses. Attached to left a painted brick lean-
to with large folding half glazed doors marked Kent Fire Brigade, used for
the horse drawn vehicle.
Listing NGR: TR2429057399
Source: English Heritage
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