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Description: Forge Cottage
Date Listed: 19 August 1992
English Heritage Building ID: 291632
OS Grid Reference: SU9066843684
OS Grid Coordinates: 490668, 143684
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1852, -0.7041
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SU 94 SW ELSTEAD THE GREEN
525-1/5/10000 Forge Cottage
Cottage. Mid C16 cottage of 2½ bays originally with smoke
hood, outside chimney added c.1600 with L wing added to the
front in late C18. Original range timber framed with some
framing recently exposed on east elevation with ironstone
infill and underbuilt in brick on ground floor. Gable end
tile hung. Rear elevation roughcast. Tiled roof with end
brick chimneystack. Front has gabled dormer with C20 PVC
casement, 1 C19 casement and 6 panelled door, the top 2 panels
glazed. Original small wooden casement recently uncovered
near chimney on north elevation. Late C18 range is of painted
brick with tiled roof. Interior has open fireplace with
wooden lintel and niche. Central chamfered spine beam with
roll stop. 1st floor has exposed wall frame with diagonal
braces and wattle and daub. Old floor boards. Sockets for
diamond mullioned windows. C18 wing has 2 storey pine
partition. 2 panelled doors. C18 cellar with 4 semi-circular
[DBRG report no 4208 1991]
Listing NGR: SU9066843684
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