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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: 1304149



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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Evershot

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Feb-1984

Date of most recent amendment: 02-Jun-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 105791

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EVERSHOT ST 5704 THE COMMON (North side) The Forge (Formerly 7/42 listed as 'Forge 22.2.84 Cottage') GV II Former Blacksmith's cottage and forge. Late C16 core, with C19 rebuilding, extension and with C20 renovation. Rubble-stone and rendered walls, painted. Rebuilt brick stacks at main gable ends. Slate roofs, hipped at left hand and gabled at right hand. Two storeys. 3 windows, 3-light wood casements with horizontal glazing-bars. Former forge at left hand end, two openings with segmental arches over. Porch to cottage, at centre, rendered and painted with pitched slate roof, plank door with one glass light, C20 in traditional form. Interior: fireplace in south end of original cottage has a relict bressumer and mortices for a timber firehood. Remnant of wattle-and- daub fill. Remains of firehood visible at first floor level. Two cruck-trusses. Heavy (4 in) chamfered ceiling-beam across Hall running north-south.

Listing NGR: ST5753304616

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National Grid Reference: ST 57533 04616


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