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The Old Forge

A Grade II Listed Building in Coffinswell, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.502 / 50°30'7"N

Longitude: -3.5497 / 3°32'59"W

OS Eastings: 290189

OS Northings: 68058

OS Grid: SX901680

Mapcode National: GBR QT.MZHN

Mapcode Global: FRA 37GQ.T19

Entry Name: The Old Forge

Listing Date: 17 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097310

English Heritage Legacy ID: 84809

Location: Coffinswell, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ12

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Coffinswell

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Coffinswell St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 96 NW COFFINSWELL DACCOMBE
4/103 The Old Forge
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GV II
House, originally formed larger house with adjoining property, then divided off and
had forge added at one end. Forge has since been converted into accommodation.
Original part late C16/early C17 forge added possibly in C18, modernised in late
C20. Rendered cob walls to original house part, former forge is rendered sandstone.
Gable ended asbestos slate roof, on lower level over forge. 2 rear lateral stack
with brick shafts, right-hand one (to original house part) is a large rendered stone
stack.
The original (left-hand) part to this house initially formed the inner room to the
adjoining property. Due to modernisation it is difficult to assess when the forge
was added but it was possibly in the C18 and it is likely that the property was
divided from the adjoining one at this stage. Forge apparently converted in later
C20. At present 2 principal heated rooms on ground floor with outshut at front of
right-hand room.
2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4 window front, 2 windows on ground floor. C20 2-light
casements with glazing bars on first, floor to far right is single light. Ground
floor windows are 3-light to left end, 4-lights to right, similar to the others.
C20 plank and glazed door to their left. Outshut built onto front of forge to the
right.
Interior inaccessible at time of survey but believed to have been extensively
modernised in C20.


Listing NGR: SX9018868059

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