THE FORGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1309201
Date first listed:
29-May-1986
Statutory Address:
THE FORGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE FORGE

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

County:
Devon
District:
North Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Horwood, Lovacott and Newton Tracey
National Grid Reference:
SS 50181 27650

Details

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
98761
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: 23 Feb 2001
Reference: IOE01/02745/34
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Barbara Hilton. Source Historic England Archive
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