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Forge House, Whitelackington

Description: Forge House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 264022

OS Grid Reference: ST3787715386
OS Grid Coordinates: 337877, 115386
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9346, -2.8854

Location: Back Lane, Whitelackington, Somerset TA19 9EH

Locality: Whitelackington
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA19 9EH

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Listing Text

Forge House
7/130 (formerly listed as part of
Dillington Park Lodge)


Semi-detached house. Mostly C18 and C19, possibly with earlier origins. Ham stone cut and squared, ashlar dressings;
thatched roof with hipped west gable, continuation to east; ashlar octagonal-plan chimney stacks with moulded caps, set
in pairs. Two storeys; 3 bays, of which bay 3 is a projecting 2-storey porch. Casement windows of 3-lights, early
pattern with iron-framed opening lights, the lower with timber lintels; projecting porch has a 4-centred chamfered
archway below, with a C20 inner door in new frame; above a blind chamfered lancet window, with similar blind windows to
sides at lower level: traces of a former opening to left of bay 1. Against west gable a single-storey wing of 3 bays
with double-Roman clay tiled roof and brick chimney stacks; bays 1 and 2 have 2-light leaded windows in brick- lined
openings; bay 3 is a wide open porch with side doorways into the forge (still in use as such January 1986) and the main
house. Interiors not seen. Attached on east side to Dillington Park Lodge (q.v).

Listing NGR: ST3787715386

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Source: English Heritage

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