THE OLD FORGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1356670
Date first listed:
20-Oct-1954
Date of most recent amendment:
24-Aug-1990
Statutory Address:
THE OLD FORGE, BIRD-IN-HAND STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE OLD FORGE, BIRD-IN-HAND STREET

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

County:
Kent
District:
Tunbridge Wells (District Authority)
Parish:
Speldhurst
National Grid Reference:
TQ 52977 37716

Details

TQ 53 37 SPELDHURST BIRD-IN-HAND STREET, OLD GROOMBRIDGE 16/451 The Old Forge (formerly listed 20.10.54 as The Forge)

GV II

Former forge, now converted to garages. Probably C19. South end wall of Flemish bond red brick, the rest is weatherborded timber-framing on brick footings. Peg-tile roof.

Plan: Long low block on a rough north south axis.

Exterior: Gable-ended block with 3 front C20 garage doorways.

Interior: Not inspected.

Nonedescript in its own right this former forge provides variety and interest in this well-preserved estate village.

Listing NGR: TQ5297737717

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
438594
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: 04 Oct 2002
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