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The Forge

A Grade II Listed Building in Beckington, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2656 / 51°15'56"N

Longitude: -2.2873 / 2°17'14"W

OS Eastings: 380052

OS Northings: 151866

OS Grid: ST800518

Mapcode National: GBR 0RY.QJH

Mapcode Global: VH977.9GN4

Entry Name: The Forge

Listing Date: 16 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058235

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266959

Location: Beckington, Mendip, Somerset, BA11

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Beckington

Built-Up Area: Beckington

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


15/12 No.5
(The Forge)


House and attached former shop. C15, remodelled C16, refronted on gable end late C18, early C19 extension. Random
rubble, rusticated quoins, double Roman tile roof, 2 brick stacks, octagonal ashlar stack to rear wing. House with
traditional medieval alignment with gable to street frontage, refronted by a C18 cross wing, symmetrical facade. Two
storeys, 3 bays, sash windows with glazing bars in plain stone surrounds. Central door opening in a similar surround,
6-panelled door. Early C19 two storey extension to right, of lower height; coursed rubble, pantile roof. Single flush
mounted sash window with glazing bars to upper floor; shop front of 6-lights to ground floor, integral 6-panelled door,
top 2 panels glazed. C15 wing of one storey and attic, one bay, to rear; 4-light hollow-moulded stone-mullioned window
on ground floor. Door opening to left, plank door. Interior has moulded 6-panelled ceiling inserted in open hall in
C16, fireplace in 4-centred stone surround on first floor. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, 1982)

Listing NGR: ST8005251866

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