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The Old Forge

A Grade II Listed Building in Kenn, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6591 / 50°39'32"N

Longitude: -3.5276 / 3°31'39"W

OS Eastings: 292122

OS Northings: 85496

OS Grid: SX921854

Mapcode National: GBR P1.F6T7

Mapcode Global: FRA 37HB.HJT

Entry Name: The Old Forge

Listing Date: 2 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097731

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85847

Location: Kenn, Teignbridge, Devon, EX6

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Kenn

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Kenn St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 98 NW

2/178 The Old Forge


House, formerly the forge. Probably C18, thorough C20 renovations. Whitewashed
rendered cob and stone ; thatched roof, gabled at left end, half-hipped at end of
wing ; end stack to wing, end stack to main range.
Plan: L plan, 2 single depth blocks at right angles to one another. The main range
(facing the road) is a single room ; the wing, end on to the road, has a fireplace
with bread oven. Front door into main range in angle with the wing.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 1:1 window front (the one window in the end of the
wing). Thatched porch on posts to right of main block ; C20 small-pane timber
Interior: Largely modernized ; the wing has a chamfered crossbeam, rebuilt fireplace
with separate bread oven and a plank door to the stair.
Forms a group with Rollestone Cottages, the Ley Arms and Youngs Farmhouse.

Listing NGR: SX9212285496

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

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