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The Old Forge, Great Finborough

Description: The Old Forge

Grade: II
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

Location: Valley Lane, Great Finborough, Suffolk IP14 3AB

Locality: Great Finborough
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 3AB

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Listing Text

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

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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