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The Forge, Barkby

Description: The Forge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 189475

OS Grid Reference: SK6361009851
OS Grid Coordinates: 463610, 309851
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6826, -1.0605

Location: Main Street, Barkby, Leicestershire LE7 3QG

Locality: Barkby
Local Authority: Charnwood Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE7 3QG

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Listing Text


SK 60 NW MAIN STREET (North Side)

6/10 The Forge


Forge and other outbuildings. Mid C19. Brick with Welsh slate roof to forge,
Swithland slate to the rest of the range, which also has a cobble plinth.
A long single storeyed range, the forge to the left has a 3-light window with
cambered head, and double doors. Coped left-hand gable with stack. Roof of
long range slightly lower, and only a single doorway with timber lintel in
the front elevation.

Forms an important part of a group, and architecturally is in a style
characteristic of the Pochin Estate.

Listing NGR: SK6361009851

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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