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The Forge

A Grade II Listed Building in Evershot, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8395 / 50°50'22"N

Longitude: -2.6045 / 2°36'16"W

OS Eastings: 357533

OS Northings: 104616

OS Grid: ST575046

Mapcode National: GBR MQ.WFYV

Mapcode Global: FRA 56FW.94Z

Entry Name: The Forge

Listing Date: 22 February 1984

Last Amended: 2 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304149

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105791

Location: Evershot, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Evershot

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Evershot St Osmund

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

EVERSHOT
ST 5704 THE COMMON
(North side)
The Forge (Formerly
7/42
listed as 'Forge
22.2.84
Cottage')
GV
II
Former Blacksmith's cottage and forge. Late C16 core, with C19 rebuilding,
extension and with C20 renovation. Rubble-stone and rendered walls, painted.
Rebuilt brick stacks at main gable ends. Slate roofs, hipped at left hand
and gabled at right hand. Two storeys. 3 windows, 3-light wood casements
with horizontal glazing-bars. Former forge at left hand end, two openings
with segmental arches over. Porch to cottage, at centre, rendered and
painted with pitched slate roof, plank door with one glass light, C20 in
traditional form. Interior: fireplace in south end of original cottage has
a relict bressumer and mortices for a timber firehood. Remnant of wattle-and-
daub fill. Remains of firehood visible at first floor level. Two cruck-trusses.
Heavy (4 in) chamfered ceiling-beam across Hall running north-south.


Listing NGR: ST5753304616

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