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Forge House and Bookshop

A Grade II Listed Building in Chilham, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2438 / 51°14'37"N

Longitude: 0.9646 / 0°57'52"E

OS Eastings: 607017

OS Northings: 153579

OS Grid: TR070535

Mapcode National: GBR SWZ.YH6

Mapcode Global: VHKK3.NZTW

Entry Name: Forge House and Bookshop

Listing Date: 13 October 1952

Last Amended: 13 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362767

English Heritage Legacy ID: 181445

Location: Chilham, Ashford, Kent, CT4

County: Kent

District: Ashford

Civil Parish: Chilham

Built-Up Area: Chilham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

(south side)

7/26 Forge House and Bookshop
(formerly listed as Forge
13.10.52 House and Forge House Shop)


House, now house and shop. C17 and C20. Timber framed with
painted brick infill; plain tile roof. Lobby entry plan. 2
storeys on brick plinth, with hipped roof, and stack centre left.
3 bays, that to right the shop, restored. Irregular fenestration
of 3 leaded wooden casement windows to first floor, with 1 two-
light casement and 1 four light casement to ground floor, with
C20 4 light mullioned shop window to right. C19 boarded door to
centre left, with flat hood on brackets and C20 glazed corner
shop door to right.

Listing NGR: TR0701553578

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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