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THE OLD FORGE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE OLD FORGE

List entry Number: 1051974

Location

THE OLD FORGE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Helmingham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Jan-1995

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 361687

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

HELMINGHAM - TM15NE 4/10013 The Old Forge

GV II

Forge. c1840, perhaps to the designs of Anthony Salvin, who was active at Helmingham Hall (qv) in c1841. Brick in Flemish bond with pair of angled brick stacks flanking two-storey gable-facing range near centre of single- storey block; ventilation louvre to ridge. The right wing longer than the left with a pair of double doors of C20 date; fenestration of ground floor of 3: 3: 2: 1: 1. Ornamental vergeboards to gabled returns and facing gable. Interior: remains of original forge largely intact. Picturesque style combining vernacular forms with those of the 'cottage orne' tradition. Cottages 3-8, 15-20, the Estate Yard, the Old Post Office, and the Old Forge form a group.

Listing NGR: TM1879557155

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National Grid Reference: TM 18795 57155

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