Description: The Forge
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
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COUGHTON BIRMINGHAM ROAD
SP06SE (West side)
1/160 The Forge
01/02/67 (Formerly listed as Smithy,
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
Source: English Heritage
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