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Description: The Old Forge
Date Listed: 16 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 228188
OS Grid Reference: TG2634519465
OS Grid Coordinates: 626345, 319465
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7254, 1.3505
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TG 2619 HORSTEAD WITH STANNINGHALL NORWICH ROAD
8/55 The Old Forge.
Blacksmith's house, dating from 1581, and extended, probably in 1732. Pebble-
dashed timber frame on flint plinth and brick with thatched roof. 'L'-shaped
plan, based on extended 3 bay plan, of 2 storeys with lean-to to west. Irregular
fenestration of C20 casement windows. Roof steps up, coincidental with axial
stack. East gable wall with flint panels, brick kneeler, date stone, brick
tumbling in and parapet verge with internal gable stack. Open brick fireplace
with timber bressuwers. C16 wall framing with jowled posts. Inserted axial
bridging joist in Hall, supported over fireplace by C17 moulded timber bracket.
Close spaced, stopped and chamfered floor joists add beams. Roof rebuilt,
possibly in early C18. (History of Horstead and Stanninghall. Percy Millican.)
Listing NGR: TG2634519465
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Source: English Heritage
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