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The Old Forge

A Grade II Listed Building in Stithians, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.19 / 50°11'23"N

Longitude: -5.1888 / 5°11'19"W

OS Eastings: 172478

OS Northings: 37083

OS Grid: SW724370

Mapcode National: GBR Z6.4244

Mapcode Global: FRA 080J.BB8

Entry Name: The Old Forge

Listing Date: 17 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142054

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66236

Location: Stithians, Cornwall, TR3

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Stithians

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Stithians

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


2/250 The Old Forge


Blacksmith's house. Circa mid C19. Granite rubble with granite dressings. Grouted
slate half-hipped roof with C20 brick chimneys over side walls.
Plan: Double depth plan with 2 front rooms flanking a central passage landing to a
large rear entrance hall and stair. Left-hand room is wider, probably the original
kitchen/living room with back kitchen behind; right hand room is probably original
rear porch.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Nearly symmetrical 3 window east front with doorway central to
fenestration. Possibly original panelled door with top panels replaced with pane of
glass. Circa late C19 or C20 6-pane horned sashes. Rear is unspoiled and has gable-
ended stone porch right of middle. Original 6-panel door. Possibly original 6-pane
hornless sashes to first floor openings, horned copy to ground floor right, otherwise
C20 windows in original openings. Ground floor openings have granite lintels, first
floor openings have segmental brick arches.
Interior: Where inspected has original carpentry and joinery, details including dog-
leg stair with stick balusters and turned newels.

Listing NGR: SW7247837083

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