Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1309201

Date first listed: 29-May-1986

Statutory Address: THE FORGE


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Statutory Address: THE FORGE

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County: Devon

District: North Devon (District Authority)

Parish: Horwood, Lovacott and Newton Tracey

National Grid Reference: SS 50181 27650


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HORWOOD HORWOOD SS 52 NW 4/57 The Forge GV II House with blacksmiths shop attached. Probably C17, but entirely remodelled in C19. Rendered stone and cob. Slate roof with stack at each end and axial stack. 3 rooms in line forming 2 units of accommodation, but with internal access between the 2 units. Left side comprises single cell unit with front entrance, stairs to new right-hand corner of room. Right side has direct entry to main living room heated by axial stack with small kitchen/dairy at right end with staircase to rear. Rear outshut, blacksmiths workshop attached at right gable end. 2 storeys. 3-window range. C19 2-light casements, 6 panes per light, with 2 infilled window openings to left side. 2 porches to ground floor with slate roofs, C20 doors. Left-hand porch has a 2-light casement, 2 panes per light to left and a single 2-paned light window to right. Right-hand porch has a 2-light window 2 panes per light to left and 4 paned single light window to right. Continuous outshut to rear with part corrugated iron, part slate roof. Blacksmiths workshop at right end has tiled roof. Part of a pointed arched canopy survives over the forge. Interior: house has remarkably unspoilt late C19/early C20 interior including joinery and fittings. A cast iron range still heats the living room, made by T Lee of Horwood - the grandfather of the present occupier. Roof structure replaced in C20.

Listing NGR: SS5019127646


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