THE FORGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1206862
Date first listed:
20-Nov-1952
Statutory Address:
THE FORGE, COCKINGTON LANE
Statutory Address:
THE FORGE, TOTNES ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE FORGE, COCKINGTON LANE
Statutory Address:
THE FORGE, TOTNES ROAD

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

District:
Torbay (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SX 89440 63811

Details

TORQUAY

SX8963 TOTNES ROAD, Cockington 885-1/16/382 (South West side) 20/11/52 The Forge

GV II

Formerly known as: The Forge COCKINGTON LANE Cockington. Smithy. Probably late C18/early C19 with earlier origins. Local stone rubble with some cob on front; thatched roof to main forge, tiled roof to outshut. PLAN: Smithy set on crossroads in centre of village, facing north west. Lean-to outshut to rear. EXTERIOR: Single storey with tall roof and roof carried forward over covered working area. Lean-to outshut to rear. Open working area with cobbled floor and roof carried on 3 posts. Front of smithy has doorway containing ancient 2-flap door and shuttered window to right. Left (north-east) side wall to Cockington Lane has a 2-window front; right window of 4 lights with internal shutters. The lean-to outshut has a doorway containing an ancient 2-flap door. Roof is hipped both ends and carried down to a lower level over the working area. Blockings and butt joins in the walls show evidence of earlier origins. INTERIOR: Doorway from outshut to forge contains another ancient door. The roof appears to be a C20 rebuild. The forge is in complete working order with flue rising against south-west wall. The forge forms an important part of an exceptionally attractive group of listed buildings in an unspoilt village and the adjoining Cockington Park.

Listing NGR: SX8944063811

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
390853
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: 09 Jun 2005
Reference: IOE01/12132/09
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Robert W Keniston. Source Historic England Archive
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