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Old Forge House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wingham, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2716 / 51°16'17"N

Longitude: 1.2141 / 1°12'50"E

OS Eastings: 624290

OS Northings: 157399

OS Grid: TR242573

Mapcode National: GBR VZS.7S7

Mapcode Global: VHLGQ.096K

Entry Name: Old Forge House

Listing Date: 13 October 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203671

English Heritage Legacy ID: 178370

Location: Wingham, Dover, Kent, CT3

County: Kent

District: Dover

Civil Parish: Wingham

Built-Up Area: Wingham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

TR 2457 WINGHAM CANTERBURY ROAD

(south side)
9/338 Old Forge House
13.10.52
GV II*

House. C15. Timber framed and rendered with some red brick in English bond,
with plain tiled roof. Two storeys with continuous jetty on brackets and
hipped roof with gablets and stacks to rear. Three wooden casements ensuite
to left and 3 glazing bar sashes on first floor and large canted bay and
smaller canted bay to right on ground floor with door of 6 raised and fielded
panels with moulded architrave to right. Fine C15 gateway to left with brick
piers, four centred arched head and sunk spandrels. Right return with series
of medieval mullioned windows. Timber frame exposed with plaster infill to
inner courtyard and rear wing terminated with kneelered parapet gable.
Interior; both wings of building have fine moulded crown post roofs. Reputedly
part of Wingham College canons' houses. Attached to left a painted brick lean-
to with large folding half glazed doors marked Kent Fire Brigade, used for
the horse drawn vehicle.


Listing NGR: TR2429057399

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