THE FORGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1257398
Date first listed:
19-Mar-1997
Statutory Address:
THE FORGE, MIDDLE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE FORGE, MIDDLE STREET

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

County:
Surrey
District:
Guildford (District Authority)
Parish:
Shere
National Grid Reference:
TQ 07314 47876

Details

TQ 0747 SHERE MIDDLE STREET (west side) 431/12/10015 The Forge

GV II

Purpose-built forge. Dated 1914 on lintel above door but possibly reusing older timbers from a barn opposite on the street elevation. Vernacular revival style. Timberframed, with frame exposed to front with brick infill to ground floor and pargetted plaster above. Other elevations are clad in weatherboarding. Tiled roof with brick chimney projecting through roof slope. Gable-fronted with carved weatherboarding and upper part projecting on brackets. Gable has 4 curved tension braces and square framing above. Incised decoration of two lizards to top of gable. Central Dutch door flanked by large windows with leaded lights. Interior has brick forge with iron hood. Walls are covered but softwood roof with tie beams, angled queenstruts and collar beams. At time of inspection still a working forge and notable as an early example of conservation architecture.



Listing NGR: TQ0731947897

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
463935
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: 04 Oct 2004
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