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The Old Forge

A Grade II Listed Building in Helmingham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1693 / 52°10'9"N

Longitude: 1.1981 / 1°11'53"E

OS Eastings: 618795

OS Northings: 257155

OS Grid: TM187571

Mapcode National: GBR VMQ.XCF

Mapcode Global: VHLB7.QQ7X

Entry Name: The Old Forge

Listing Date: 16 January 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1051974

English Heritage Legacy ID: 361687

Location: Helmingham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Helmingham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Helmingham St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

4/10013 The Old Forge


Forge. c1840, perhaps to the designs of Anthony Salvin, who was active at
Helmingham Hall (qv) in c1841. Brick in Flemish bond with pair of angled
brick stacks flanking two-storey gable-facing range near centre of single-
storey block; ventilation louvre to ridge. The right wing longer than the
left with a pair of double doors of C20 date; fenestration of ground floor of
3: 3: 2: 1: 1. Ornamental vergeboards to gabled returns and facing gable.
Interior: remains of original forge largely intact. Picturesque style
combining vernacular forms with those of the 'cottage orne' tradition.
Cottages 3-8, 15-20, the Estate Yard, the Old Post Office, and the Old
Forge form a group.

Listing NGR: TM1879557155

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