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Description: Forge Cottage
Date Listed: 1 June 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 189503
OS Grid Reference: SK5954208824
OS Grid Coordinates: 459542, 308824
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6739, -1.1208
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SK 50 NE CHURCH HILL (South Side)
5/39 No. 1 (Forge Cottage)
Cottage, probably early C16. Timber framed, now with brick infill, thatched
roof. l½ storeys and 6 bays of large timbered panels, with sill on a high rubble
plinth. The central 3 bays have no middle rail, suggesting a possible former
open hall. Some arch braces. 2 bays to the right which are of less width and
1 to left have a middle rail. The doorway is in the 3rd bay from the right,
with a stack behind it. In each of the other bays, a 2-light casement window
with cambered brick head. In the right hand bay, the plinth is interrupted
suggesting a former doorway. 3 catslide dormers above. In the gable wall, the
framing is in square panels with arch braces, and in the gable itself, 2 inclined
struts above the tie beam, one each side of a small window.
Listing NGR: SK5954208824
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Source: English Heritage
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