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Ashburnham Furnace (Pay Cottage), Ashburnham

Description: Ashburnham Furnace (Pay Cottage)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 August 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 292083

OS Grid Reference: TQ6848017086
OS Grid Coordinates: 568480, 117086
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9286, 0.3961

Location: Lakehurst Lane, Battle TN33 9PE

Locality: Ashburnham
Local Authority: Rother District Council
County: East Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: TN33 9PE

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Listing Text


20/26 Nos 1, 2 and 3 Ashburnham
Furnace, (Pay Cottage).
3.8.61 (formerly-listed as
Ashburnham Furnace (Three


Former furnace, now 3 cottages C17 and C18. The main portion comprising the
North East and centre cottages is timber-framed. The portion comprising the
South West cottage is an C18 addition. The whole building is fronted with red
brick and grey headers on ground floor and tile-hung above. Tiled roof. Casement
windows with diamond-shaped leaded lights. 2 storeys. 4 windows. The C18
addition (Pay Cottage) has a half-hipped gable end containing an attic window
and a doorway with flat hood on brackets. This was the last furnace in Sussex
at which iron was smelted. It was in operation as late as 1825, though most
of the Sussex furnaces had ceased to work about 50 years before.

Listing NGR: TQ6848017086

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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