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The Forge

A Grade II Listed Building in Branscombe, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6923 / 50°41'32"N

Longitude: -3.138 / 3°8'16"W

OS Eastings: 319714

OS Northings: 88690

OS Grid: SY197886

Mapcode National: GBR PC.6XZY

Mapcode Global: FRA 4797.Z5K

Entry Name: The Forge

Listing Date: 22 February 1955

Last Amended: 8 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104145

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88714

Location: Branscombe, East Devon, Devon, EX12

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Branscombe

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Branscombe St Winifred

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text



SY 18 NE BRANSCOMBE BRIDGE

7/42 The Forge (formerly listed as
Smitn's Shop at Margels Bridge)
22.2.55
II
GV

Working forge. Late C18-early C19. Exposed stone rubble; thatch roof.
Plan: forge with open-fronted shelter in front facing onto the road to the east.
It is single storey with a former woodshed adjoining to right.
Exterior: the front contains 2 doorways each with a window to right. The unglazed
windows are shuttered externally. The left door contains a replacement 2-flap plank
door, the right one is blocked. The present main doorway is in the right end from
the former woodshed. The roof is half-hipped to right and hipped to left and
carried down over the woodshed.
Interior is open to the roof of the late C18 - early C19 A-frame trusses. A C19
forge is still in use.


Listing NGR: SY1971688692

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

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