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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.


List entry Number: 1058235



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

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Beckington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Nov-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 266959

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15/12 No.5 (The Forge) -


House and attached former shop. C15, remodelled C16, refronted on gable end late C18, early C19 extension. Random rubble, rusticated quoins, double Roman tile roof, 2 brick stacks, octagonal ashlar stack to rear wing. House with traditional medieval alignment with gable to street frontage, refronted by a C18 cross wing, symmetrical facade. Two storeys, 3 bays, sash windows with glazing bars in plain stone surrounds. Central door opening in a similar surround, 6-panelled door. Early C19 two storey extension to right, of lower height; coursed rubble, pantile roof. Single flush mounted sash window with glazing bars to upper floor; shop front of 6-lights to ground floor, integral 6-panelled door, top 2 panels glazed. C15 wing of one storey and attic, one bay, to rear; 4-light hollow-moulded stone-mullioned window on ground floor. Door opening to left, plank door. Interior has moulded 6-panelled ceiling inserted in open hall in C16, fireplace in 4-centred stone surround on first floor. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, 1982)

Listing NGR: ST8005251866

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in November, (1981)

National Grid Reference: ST 80052 51866


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