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The Forge Restaurant

A Grade II Listed Building in Plaxtol, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2586 / 51°15'31"N

Longitude: 0.2956 / 0°17'44"E

OS Eastings: 560277

OS Northings: 153553

OS Grid: TQ602535

Mapcode National: GBR MNG.3JL

Mapcode Global: VHHPV.2MMH

Entry Name: The Forge Restaurant

Listing Date: 1 August 1952

Last Amended: 3 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072710

English Heritage Legacy ID: 357377

Location: Plaxtol, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, TN15

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

Civil Parish: Plaxtol

Built-Up Area: Plaxtol

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Plaxtol

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

6/22 (north side)

1.8.52 The Forge Restaurant
(formerly listed as
Old Forge House)

Farmhouse now restaurant. Late C16 farmhouse, with C19 wing to left, formerly the
village forge. Red and grey brick. Underbuilt ground floor, tile-hung first floor.
Plain tiled roof, with end stack to east and centre stack off-ridge to front. Two
storeys; 3 window front, modern diamond lattice casements. Boarded and ribbed door to
right with C18 flat hood on barckets. Lean-to extension to right. C19 wing to left,
projecting to south, Painted brick with plain tiled roof and catslide to west. Two
storeys; one window in south end, diamond lattice casements. Entrance and large open
bay to right on east return side with weatherboarding above bay. Interior. Two
original forges inside house adjacent to C19 wing. One stop-chamfered fireplace
bressumer with salthole. Also cobbled pavement in front of left-hand part of house.

Listing NGR: TQ6029653540

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

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