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Latitude: 51.0602 / 51°3'36"N
Longitude: -3.1884 / 3°11'18"W
OS Eastings: 316810
OS Northings: 129658
OS Grid: ST168296
Mapcode National: GBR LX.FJ1P
Mapcode Global: FRA 4669.X8W
Entry Name: The Old Forge and Adjoining Wall to South-East
Listing Date: 25 February 1955
Last Amended: 4 May 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1295410
English Heritage Legacy ID: 270248
Location: Bishop's Lydeard, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA4
District: Taunton Deane
Civil Parish: Bishop's Lydeard
Built-Up Area: Bishops Lydeard
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST1629 BISHOP'S LYDEARD CP MOUNT STREET (West side)
10/36 No 24
(The Old Forge) and adjoining
wall to South-east
(No 24 formerly listed)
Cottage. Probably C15, enlarged early C17, C18 and altered mid C20. Rendered over rubble, whitewashed rubble extension
to rear, thatched with gablet end fronting Mount Street, pantiled extension, brick stack left of centre, rear gable end
and rising from eave on right return. Open hall derivating extended at rear. One and a half storeys, 3-light arched
wooden casement in gablet end, similar ground floor right with 2-light casement left, ground floor projects forward
about 500mm. Entrance on left return. Interior not viewed; reputedly a medieval hall house with inner room, jettied out
solar above, ceiled probably early C17 and enlarged to rear C18. Reputedly contains 3 pairs of jointed crucks,
chamfered beams wattle and daub infill. Red sandstone random rubble wall with pantile coping adjoining property on
North North-east side about 2 metres high, with gable over pointed arch opening, plank and stud door, wall swept up at
further end to square gatepiers completely obscured by ivy at time of survey (April 1983). (VW Report, unpublished
SRO, December 1981).
Listing NGR: ST1679729651
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