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The Forge

A Grade II Listed Building in West Coker, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9193 / 50°55'9"N

Longitude: -2.6864 / 2°41'11"W

OS Eastings: 351845

OS Northings: 113538

OS Grid: ST518135

Mapcode National: GBR ML.QK6L

Mapcode Global: FRA 568P.16T

Plus Code: 9C2VW897+PC

Entry Name: The Forge

Listing Date: 30 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057119

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263835

Location: West Coker, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: West Coker

Built-Up Area: West Coker

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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9/277 No.12a
(The Forge)
- II

Cottage, formerly two. C18 with C19 and C20 extensions. Local stone cut and squared, with rubble to extension and
brick to upper East gable; main roof Double Roman clay tiles between coped gables, with Welsh slate to main extension
with bargeboarded overhang. 2-storeys, 4-bays. Bay-1 is C20 extension with modern casement below and apparently reset
early leaded casement above; bay-2 has steel casement below and small casement above: bays-3 and -4 have small pane
casement below and early leaded casement above; lower windows have exposed timber lintels: between bays-1 and -2 a
blocked doorway, between bays-3 and -4 a full-height straight joint, then plain beaded surrounded recessed doorway up 2
steps. C20 casements and doorway in recessed segmental arch on return East gable, then at right angles the old forge,
of C19; gabled front with corrugated asbestos cement sheet roof; 2-storeys, 2-bays. Rustic band course, casements with
overlapping panes; segmental arch doorway into which C20 double garage doors are now set; above a datestone reading
'1--5', inside the forge furnace arch visible: main interior not seen.

Listing NGR: ST5184513538

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