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Description: The Old Forge
Date Listed: 25 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 316377
OS Grid Reference: SU0208075174
OS Grid Coordinates: 402080, 175174
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4755, -1.9714
HILMARTON COMPTON ROAD
SU 07 NW
6/250 The Old Forge
Estate cottage and former forge, now one house, c1860, possibly on
earlier core, built for Poynder estate. Rubble stone, some render,
some decorative half-timber, Bridgwater tile eaves roofs. l 1/2
storeys. To left, former forge has rubble stone ground floor with
3-light mullion window to left, door and 2-light mullion window to
right, windows leaded with hoodmoulds, broad stable door.
Stonework probably pre-C19. Upper floor is rendered with two
gables each with casement pair. Slightly taller right section is
T-plan cottage with north stack, main gable to south, and large 2-
storey gabled projections to west and east. Rendered ground
floors, jettied half-timbered upper floors and gable finials. West
projection has canted angles to ground floor and 2-light leaded
window to front with Tudor-heads to lights. Curved brackets under
angles of upper floor which has small 4-pane sash. Tudor arched
door in south side wall. South end gable has framing to west side,
jettied and roughcast south gable, paired sashes to ground floor
and sash above.
Listing NGR: SU0208175175
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Source: English Heritage
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