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The Old Forge, Horstead with Stanninghall

Description: The Old Forge

Grade: II
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

Location: Norwich Road, Horstead, Norfolk NR12 7LA

Locality: Horstead with Stanninghall
Local Authority: Broadland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR12 7LA

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Listing Text


8/55 The Old Forge.

- II

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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