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Description: The Old Forge
Date Listed: 9 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 279891
OS Grid Reference: TM0144657742
OS Grid Coordinates: 601446, 257742
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1811, 0.9451
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GREAT FINBOROUGH THE GREEN
TM 05 NW
2/116 The Old Forge
House, formerly blacksmith's house. Early C16 with alterations of C17. 3-
cell lobby-entrance plan since C17. One storey and attics. Timber-framed and
plastered. Plaintiled roof, formerly thatched. Axial chimneys of C18 red
brick. Two C18 gabled dormers with C19 casements. Two C19 small-pane sashes.
Mid C20 gabled entrance porch with boarded door; to right is a C19 stable-type
boarded door. Good C16 close-studding in parlour to left, with diamond
mullioned window evidence. The service cell to right is a C17/C18 extension.
The central chimney with altered open fireplace is a C17 insertion. Attached,
and set back to left is a greatly altered range of C17/C18 origin, formerly
containing the forge.
Listing NGR: TM0144657742
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Source: English Heritage
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