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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
Plus Code: 9C2RMVR6+WQ
Entry Name: The Forge
Listing Date: 22 February 1955
Last Amended: 8 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1104145
English Heritage Legacy ID: 88714
Location: Branscombe, East Devon, Devon, EX12
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
SY 18 NE BRANSCOMBE BRIDGE
7/42 The Forge (formerly listed as
Smitn's Shop at Margels Bridge)
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
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