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The Old Forge

A Grade II Listed Building in Eardisley, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 52.1409 / 52°8'27"N

Longitude: -3.0091 / 3°0'32"W

OS Eastings: 331040

OS Northings: 249662

OS Grid: SO310496

Mapcode National: GBR F6.766Z

Mapcode Global: VH77N.SGL3

Plus Code: 9C4R4XRR+99

Entry Name: The Old Forge

Listing Date: 16 October 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1082494

English Heritage Legacy ID: 150630

Location: Eardisley, County of Herefordshire, HR3

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Eardisley

Built-Up Area: Eardisley

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Eardisley with Bollingham and Willersley

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

Tagged with: Smithy

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KINGTON ROAD (west side)

SO 3049 - 3149

The Old Forge


Former smithy and house, now house. Probably late C16, altered mid-C19
and mid-C20. Timber-framed with painted brick infill on rubble base, partly
roughcast and weatherboarded with machine-tiled roof and brick ridge stack.
Four framed bays aligned north/south. The two southernmost bays are larger
and have an external rubble chimney with a brick stack on the east side. There
is a chimney at the junction with the two narrower north bays. Two storeys.
Framing: four panels from sill to wall-plate. First floor is jettied to the
south-west on a moulded bressummer. The jetty at the south end has been under-
built but the gable is still also jettied. No trusses exposed. East front
elevation: on the ground floor there is a 3-light casement and two single-
light casements with plank weatherings. On the first floor are four 2-light
casements and a square light. Main entrance to right of centre has a gabled
canopy on metal brackets and a half-glazed C20 door with a ,moulded architrave.
At the right end is a. double doorway. (RCHM, III, p 53, item 6).

Listing NGR: SO3104049662

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