Description: The Old Forge
Date Listed: 18 July 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 248100
OS Grid Reference: SU5772294543
OS Grid Coordinates: 457722, 194543
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6467, -1.1671
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DORCHESTER HIGH STREET
SU5794 (East side)
5/70 The Old Forge
18/07/63 (Formerly listed as Barn
House. Late C17, extended C18. Rendered timber framing and colourwashed rubble
with brick quoins; old plain-tile roof with brick stacks. 2-unit lobby-entry
plan, extended. 2 storeys plus attics. Original 3 bays, on right of 4-window
front, form an almost symmetrical arrangement with 6-panel door between 3-light
casements, with casements of 3,1 and 3 lights at first floor, and with 2 small
roof dormers flanking a central stack with 3 diagonal shafts. Later rubble bay
has 3-light casements, at ground and first floors, and a gable stack. All
windows have leaded lights. Right gable wall has further casements. Rear wall
has some exposed framing.
Listing NGR: SU5772294543
Source: English Heritage
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