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The Forge, Coughton

Description: The Forge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 305323

OS Grid Reference: SP0800160412
OS Grid Coordinates: 408001, 260412
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2418, -1.8842

Location: Birmingham Road, Coughton, Warwickshire B49 5HR

Locality: Coughton
Local Authority: Stratford-on-Avon District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: B49 5HR

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Listing Text

SP06SE (West side)
1/160 The Forge
01/02/67 (Formerly listed as Smithy,
Icknield Street)


Cottage and forge. Cottage c.1500 (VCH), forge possibly added C16 or early C17.
Timber framed; heavy timbering with curved braces and brick infill. Tile roof;
brick ridge and end stacks. 3-unit plan. One-storey and attic; one-window range.
Cottage has plank door and two C19 casements with glazing bars. Dormer with
horizontal sliding sash. Forge on left has plank door and 2 windows with
external shutters. Right return side has curved braces and C19 external stack.
Exposed framing to rear. Interior: Exposed timber framing and ceiling beams.
Open fireplace with chamfered bressumer. 8-panelled door. Winder stairs. Room
over forge has composition floor and 2 internal leaded windows. Heavy roof
timbers with curved braces and windbraces. Forge retains hearth. C19 brick cart
house with plank doors on left.
(V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.III, p.74).

Listing NGR: SP0800160412

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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