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The Old Forge, Hawkedon

Description: The Old Forge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 May 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 283177

OS Grid Reference: TL7985953041
OS Grid Coordinates: 579859, 253041
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1464, 0.6273

Location: 1 Cresslands Lane, Hawkedon, Suffolk IP29 4NN

Locality: Hawkedon
Local Authority: St Edmundsbury Borough Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP29 4NN

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Listing Text

2006 Hawkedon Green
The old Forge
TL 75 SE 7/252


The entry shall be amended to read:-


7/760 The Old Forge


Cottage. Probably C17. Rendered timber frame. Pantile roof with
gabled ends. Brick axial stack. 3-room plan with entrance lobby in
front of axial stack which heats the central room. The left hand room
was formerly heated from a gable end stack (demolished) and the lower
right hand room is unheated. Later outshut at rear of right end. 1
storey and attic. Asymmetrical 3 window west front. C20 casements.
C20 central porch with large gabled dormer above. C20 casements at
rear, outshut on left and gabled dormer to left of centre.
Interior: Exposed timber-framing. Chamfered axial beams in all 3
rooms and exposed unchamfered joists. The centre room's beam projects
into left room, suggesting that the partition has been moved making
the centre room smaller. Brick fireplace in centre room with
chamfered lintel with hollow step stops. On first floor common
rafters are exposed.


20O6 Hawkedon Green
The Old Forge
TL 75 SE 7/252


A C17-C18 timber-framed and plastered house. 1 storey and attics. Casement
windows. Boarded door (C20). Roof thatched, with 1 gabled dormer.

The Nook, Nos 1 and 2 and parson's Cottage form a group.

Listing NGR: TL7985953041

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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