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Forge House

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitelackington, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9346 / 50°56'4"N

Longitude: -2.8854 / 2°53'7"W

OS Eastings: 337877

OS Northings: 115386

OS Grid: ST378153

Mapcode National: GBR MB.PGSB

Mapcode Global: FRA 46VM.V0C

Entry Name: Forge House

Listing Date: 4 February 1958

Last Amended: 29 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057032

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264022

Location: Whitelackington, South Somerset, Somerset, TA19

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Whitelackington

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Whitelackington

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text

Forge House
7/130 (formerly listed as part of
Dillington Park Lodge)


Semi-detached house. Mostly C18 and C19, possibly with earlier origins. Ham stone cut and squared, ashlar dressings;
thatched roof with hipped west gable, continuation to east; ashlar octagonal-plan chimney stacks with moulded caps, set
in pairs. Two storeys; 3 bays, of which bay 3 is a projecting 2-storey porch. Casement windows of 3-lights, early
pattern with iron-framed opening lights, the lower with timber lintels; projecting porch has a 4-centred chamfered
archway below, with a C20 inner door in new frame; above a blind chamfered lancet window, with similar blind windows to
sides at lower level: traces of a former opening to left of bay 1. Against west gable a single-storey wing of 3 bays
with double-Roman clay tiled roof and brick chimney stacks; bays 1 and 2 have 2-light leaded windows in brick- lined
openings; bay 3 is a wide open porch with side doorways into the forge (still in use as such January 1986) and the main
house. Interiors not seen. Attached on east side to Dillington Park Lodge (q.v).

Listing NGR: ST3787715386

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