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The Old Forge

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Finborough, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1812 / 52°10'52"N

Longitude: 0.9451 / 0°56'42"E

OS Eastings: 601443

OS Northings: 257745

OS Grid: TM014577

Mapcode National: GBR SJQ.CQ3

Mapcode Global: VHKDN.BFGS

Entry Name: The Old Forge

Listing Date: 9 December 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032978

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279891

Location: Great Finborough, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Great Finborough

Built-Up Area: Great Finborough

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Great Finborough St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 05 NW

2/116 The Old Forge



House, formerly blacksmith's house. Early C16 with alterations of C17. 3-
cell lobby-entrance plan since C17. One storey and attics. Timber-framed and
plastered. Plaintiled roof, formerly thatched. Axial chimneys of C18 red
brick. Two C18 gabled dormers with C19 casements. Two C19 small-pane sashes.
Mid C20 gabled entrance porch with boarded door; to right is a C19 stable-type
boarded door. Good C16 close-studding in parlour to left, with diamond
mullioned window evidence. The service cell to right is a C17/C18 extension.
The central chimney with altered open fireplace is a C17 insertion. Attached,
and set back to left is a greatly altered range of C17/C18 origin, formerly
containing the forge.

Listing NGR: TM0144357745

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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