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The Forge and Attached Barn, Idbury

Description: The Forge and Attached Barn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 May 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 254001

OS Grid Reference: SP2354619966
OS Grid Coordinates: 423546, 219966
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8778, -1.6593

Location: Church Street, Idbury, Oxfordshire OX7 6RX

Locality: Idbury
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX7 6RX

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Listing Text

SP21NW (North side)
9/108 The Forge and attached barn


Cottage and barn. Cottage. Early C18 with later additions and alterations.
Roughly coursed limestone rubble; slate roof. 2 storeys, possibly with raised
eaves. 2-window front; 3-light chamfered mullion windows, those to ground floor
with dripstones. Boarded door to far left. Integral end stack to left and
prominent ridge stack to right of centre, both with shafts rebuilt C20.
Late C20 addition to right links cottage to low
formerly detached outbuilding with half-glazed boarded door to left and 3-light
C20 casement with wood lintel to right. Regularly coursed rubblestone barn to
left, linked to cottage by low range with pantile roof and 2 CZO casements, is
L-shaped with corrugated iron roof, various infilled openings and C20 casements
to gable end facing road. Interior. Barn has raised cruck truss (probably C15 or
C16) to range flanking road and C18 collar truss roof in 3 bays with double
butt-purlins to range at right-angles to road.

Listing NGR: SP2354619966

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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