British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

The Forge, Beckington

Description: The Forge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 266959

OS Grid Reference: ST8005251866
OS Grid Coordinates: 380052, 151866
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2656, -2.2873

Location: Bath Road, Beckington, Somerset BA3 6SJ

Locality: Beckington
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA3 6SJ

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Beckington, Somerset at Explore Britain.

Listing Text


15/12 No.5
(The Forge)


House and attached former shop. C15, remodelled C16, refronted on gable end late C18, early C19 extension. Random
rubble, rusticated quoins, double Roman tile roof, 2 brick stacks, octagonal ashlar stack to rear wing. House with
traditional medieval alignment with gable to street frontage, refronted by a C18 cross wing, symmetrical facade. Two
storeys, 3 bays, sash windows with glazing bars in plain stone surrounds. Central door opening in a similar surround,
6-panelled door. Early C19 two storey extension to right, of lower height; coursed rubble, pantile roof. Single flush
mounted sash window with glazing bars to upper floor; shop front of 6-lights to ground floor, integral 6-panelled door,
top 2 panels glazed. C15 wing of one storey and attic, one bay, to rear; 4-light hollow-moulded stone-mullioned window
on ground floor. Door opening to left, plank door. Interior has moulded 6-panelled ceiling inserted in open hall in
C16, fireplace in 4-centred stone surround on first floor. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, 1982)

Listing NGR: ST8005251866

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.