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The Old Forge

A Grade II Listed Building in Hilmarton, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4755 / 51°28'31"N

Longitude: -1.9714 / 1°58'17"W

OS Eastings: 402080

OS Northings: 175174

OS Grid: SU020751

Mapcode National: GBR 3TV.DDB

Mapcode Global: VHB3W.S54P

Entry Name: The Old Forge

Listing Date: 25 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1022492

English Heritage Legacy ID: 316377

Location: Hilmarton, Wiltshire, SN11

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Hilmarton

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Hilmarton St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

HILMARTON COMPTON ROAD
SU 07 NW
(east side)
6/250 The Old Forge
II
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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