Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1127712

Date first listed: 30-Sep-1985

Statutory Address: THE OLD FORGE, 83, HIGH STREET


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Statutory Address: THE OLD FORGE, 83, HIGH STREET

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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire (District Authority)

Parish: Great Abington

National Grid Reference: TL 53299 48773


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11/5 No. 83 (The Old Forge)


House, formerly with an attached forge to south-west. Early and late C16, rebuilt and extended late C17. Timber-framed and plastered; thatched roofs with red pantiled roof to right hand partly enclosing the gable end stack and formerly part of the roof to the forge. End stack to cross wing and stack to right hand of main range. Two storeys and one storey and attic; main range with cross passage to left hand and cross wing of two timber-framed bays. Lower extension to right hand of one timber-framed bay added in late C17 when walls of main range were raised and it was reroofed, stacks were inserted and floors to the hall and cross passage; a staircase in a rear outshut beside the main stack was resited in the C19 when perhaps the building was subdivided into three dwellings. Main elevation: two C18 casement windows with leaded lights and one C20 replacement with glazing bars, boarded door in position of cross passage; one first floor horizontal sliding sash window and one casement window , one small horizontal sliding sash window in eyebrow dormer. Interior: Three late C17 red brick hearths, exposed timber-frame showing the three building periods, stop-chamfered floor frames.

Listing NGR: TL5329948773


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