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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: 1158906



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: St. Germans

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Oct-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 62105

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ST GERMANS NEWPORT SX 35 NE 7/109 The Forge and The Old Tannery


Forge with house attached to right. Mid C19, incorporating an earlier building, probably of mid C18; The Old Tannery is of late C17 origin, with later alterations and additions. Slatestone rubble. Slate roof, with ridge tiles, hipped to left end and with half hip to right; front lateral stack to each of the three main builds. Plan: End block to left, is the Forge, with front lateral stack. Central range of 2- room plan with front lateral stack and front outshut, with the end block to the right of C19 forming the Old Tannery. The end block is of one-room plan with a stair hall and front lateral stack. Exterior: 2 storeys; front to road has 2-light casement with segmental head at ground floor in block to left. Central range has 2-light C20 casement in former door opening in the outshut and blocked first floor window with timber lintel to right of external stack. Straight joint to end block which has a tall 8-pane stair light. At the left side, C19 entry to forge, with central door and horizontal sliding sash to right and left, 16-pane sashes with segmental heads. First floor has 2 C20 replacement horizontal sashes, also with segmental heads. The rear of the Forge has 2 C20 windows at first floor, and 2 C20 doors at ground floor. Formerly had a 2- storey attached range, now removed. The right side of the Old Tannery has ground floor 4-pane sash with segmental head, first floor two 4-pane sashes with cambered heads. Slightly set back to right, a 2- storey addition with stack at the right side. The rear of the Old Tannery has the C19 addition to left, with ground floor .16-pane sash and 6-panelled door set in recess; two 20-pane sashes at first floor. Central range has 3 windows at first floor, a 3-light casement with L hinges, 6-pane sash and 2-light C20 casement. Ground floor has 3-light casement with L hinges (formerly door to passage, and single storey rear unheated range with door and 3 C20 casements). Interior: The central range (of the Old Tannery) was originally a 2-room house with central passage. Slate floors remain.

Listing NGR: SX3565157992

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National Grid Reference: SX3565157992


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