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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: 1257398



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

County: Surrey

District: Guildford

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Shere

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Mar-1997

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 463935

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


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

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National Grid Reference: TQ 07314 47876


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