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The Old Forge, Dorchester

Description: The Old Forge

Grade: II
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

Location: High Street, Dorchester, Oxfordshire OX10 7HN

Locality: Dorchester
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX10 7HN

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Listing Text

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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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