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

South Somerset (District Authority)
West Coker
National Grid Reference:
ST 51845 13538


WEST COKER CP HIGH STREET (South side) ST5113 9/277 No.12a (The Forge) - - II

Cottage, formerly two. C18 with C19 and C20 extensions. Local stone cut and squared, with rubble to extension and brick to upper East gable; main roof Double Roman clay tiles between coped gables, with Welsh slate to main extension with bargeboarded overhang. 2-storeys, 4-bays. Bay-1 is C20 extension with modern casement below and apparently reset early leaded casement above; bay-2 has steel casement below and small casement above: bays-3 and -4 have small pane casement below and early leaded casement above; lower windows have exposed timber lintels: between bays-1 and -2 a blocked doorway, between bays-3 and -4 a full-height straight joint, then plain beaded surrounded recessed doorway up 2 steps. C20 casements and doorway in recessed segmental arch on return East gable, then at right angles the old forge, of C19; gabled front with corrugated asbestos cement sheet roof; 2-storeys, 2-bays. Rustic band course, casements with overlapping panes; segmental arch doorway into which C20 double garage doors are now set; above a datestone reading '1--5', inside the forge furnace arch visible: main interior not seen.

Listing NGR: ST5184513538


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

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Date: 19 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/08206/22
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