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The Old Forge

A Grade II Listed Building in Corfe Castle, Dorset

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1278843

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109210

Location: Corfe Castle, Purbeck, Dorset, BH20

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

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

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Listing Text

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-
creen).
GV II
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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