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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1051974
English Heritage Legacy ID: 361687
Location: Helmingham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14
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
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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