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THE OLD FORGE

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.

Name: THE OLD FORGE

List entry Number: 1303091

Location

THE OLD FORGE, A38

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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Whitminster

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Dec-1986

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 132532

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

WHITMINSTER A38, Whitminster SO 70 NE (east side) 6/274 The Old Forge II Inn. Possibly partly C15 on left side, enlarged to right and to front in early C17. Mostly timber-framed with variable sized panelling and painted brick infill, brick faced front wing with gable end mostly rendered, double Roman tile roof with stone coped verges and kneelers. Front wing has large stone lateral stack to left with flue raised in brick. Later wing roughcast faced to rear and right hand return. Originally probably small single range with L-shape addition in 2 stages, set back slightly beyond rear wall line and with rear hip, mostly 2 storeys. Scattered fenestration mostly of C20 but with one early 4-light wood mullion and transom to small gable on left of front wing and one blocked 3-light diamond mullion and plain transom to far right. Front gable has C20 windows with 2-brick string and small oval apex light. Left hand side has porch in corner with raking roof continued from line of gable wing, and with timber-frame containing representation of 2 swans in gable, and plank inner door. Known as The Swan Inn up to 1779. Said to have a sundial dated 1604. Interior has chamfered beams and joists with compartmented ceiling to front range. Very large timber bressumer to north end fireplace (no stack). (V.C.H. Gloucestershire, Vol X, 1972)

Listing NGR: SO7767508007

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Gloucester, (1972)

National Grid Reference: SO 77675 08007

Map

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