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Description: Forge Cottage
Date Listed: 30 March 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 253784
OS Grid Reference: SP2846001909
OS Grid Coordinates: 428460, 201909
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7152, -1.5894
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CLANFIELD MAIN ROAD
SP2801-2901 (West side)
8/38 Forge Cottage
Shown on O.S. map as Nos.1 and 2 Forge Cottages.
Pair of cottages, now one house. Probably C17 origins, remodelled late C18/early
C19 with later additions and alterations. Roughly coursed limestone rubble with
alternating angle quoins; stone slate roof. L-plan with short single-storey
gabled range (probably C19) at right-angles to rear on right. 2 storeys. Former
left cottage has C19 casement with wood lintel to either side of central plank
door under C20 gabled porch plus C20 casement (also with wood lintel)
immediately to left of doorway. Former right cottage has C19 casement to either
side of central infilled doorway, those to ground floor with wedged heads and
keystone and those to first floor, like those of former left cottage directly
below eaves, with wood lintels. Integral end stacks with red brick shafts and
red brick ridge stack to right of centre with straight joint below. Left gable
end has 2 infilled windows on each floor and right gable end has blocked bread
oven arch and outline of the roof of a former low gabled outbuilding visible.
Interior. Left ground-floor room has large inglenook fireplace with chamfered
wood lintel to left and chamfered spine beam with broach stop. Ceiling beams and
joists in rooms to right of ridge stack are reused from elsewhere and late C20
insertions. C20 additions to rear on left are not of special architectural
Listing NGR: SP2846001909
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Source: English Heritage
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