THE FORGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1179655
Date first listed:
11-Oct-1985
Statutory Address:
THE FORGE, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE FORGE, CHURCH STREET

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

County:
Hampshire
District:
East Hampshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Ropley
National Grid Reference:
SU 64359 31930

Details

SU 63 SW ROPLEY CHURCH STREET

3/14 The Forge

II

House. C15, early C17, C18, and early C19. Red brick walls in Flemish bond with blue headers, 1st floor band, cambered arches to the ground-floor, and stepped plinth; a former doorway has been filled and 2 small windows have been formed (C20) on either side of the entrance. Tile roof, ½-hipped to the rear wing, catslide at rear, with a hipped slate roof over the narrow west wing. A late-medieval 2-bay timber-framed hall, with a fireplace attached at one end early C17) together with 1st floors and a staircase wing, with C18 extensions (to west end and rear), and a forge at the east end (probably a timber-framed barn at an earlier stage) with C19 industrial windows, and a narrow early C19 wing at the west end. The north front : (refacing of the timber-frame) symmetrical of 2 storeys, 3 windows. Leaded casements. C20 open timber-framed porch with gabled tile roof, and boarded door. The single-storeyed east wing (former forge) has 3 windows with narrow vertical panes, and a plain doorway. The single-storeyed west wing has 2 plain doors and a casement. The rear elevation has a gable with a tiled front to the staircase block. Interior: the exposed framing, and other details,indicate the several phases of construction, which includes a cellar beneath the western (C18) bay.

Listing NGR: SU6435831931

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
142373
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 30 Jul 2003
Reference: IOE01/07355/26
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Gary Cook. Source Historic England Archive
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