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Latitude: 50.6375 / 50°38'15"N
Longitude: -2.056 / 2°3'21"W
OS Eastings: 396132
OS Northings: 81982
OS Grid: SY961819
Mapcode National: GBR 33G.WJF
Mapcode Global: FRA 67LD.0V2
Entry Name: The Old Forge
Listing Date: 20 November 1959
Last Amended: 10 March 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1278843
English Heritage Legacy ID: 109210
Location: Corfe Castle, Purbeck, Dorset, BH20
Civil Parish: Corfe Castle
Built-Up Area: Corfe Castle
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Corfe Castle St Edward the Martyr
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
CORFE CASTLE EAST STREET (West side)
SY 96 81
7/58 Nos 38 (The Old Forge)
(formerly listed as No. 111,
20.11.59 Chapel Cottage and 112, Denny-
House in terrace. Late C15, of open-hall form, altered by insertion of stacks and
first floor late C16 - early C17. Right end converted to forge in C19. Rubble stone
walls, stone slate roof, stone stack at left end and one near centre. One storey and
attic. C18 raised panel door into forge. Ground floor has 2 casements, one with
glazing bars, one with lead lights. Attic has 2 hipped dormers with glazing bars.
Internally, 2 raised cruck trusses survive, one with curved braces, and king-posts
above collars - smoke-blackened. 2 ground floor rooms have ceiling beams. Forge
retains original hearth. (RCHM, Monument 80. Dorset. Vol. II).
Listing NGR: SY9613281982
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