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Description: The Old Forge
Date Listed: 23 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 191076
OS Grid Reference: SP7071399327
OS Grid Coordinates: 470713, 299327
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5872, -0.9577
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ILLSTON ON THE HILL
MAIN STREET (North Side)
The Old Forge
Cottage and forge. Late C18. Red brick and Welsh slate roof with brick left
end stack. Brick band and dentilled eaves. 2 storeys of a centre-opening
3-light casement. Door to right with tiny top-opening 1-light to its left.
Cambered lintels. C20 flat-roofed garage on left end, and C20 2 storey
extension to rear. On right end a 1 storey outbuilding containing forge with
corrugated asbestos-type roof and end stack. Double doorway with plank
doors. 2-light casement to right. Inglenook fireplace inside cottage.
Listing NGR: SP7071399327
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Source: English Heritage
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