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The Old Forge

A Grade II Listed Building in Sampford Courtenay, Okehampton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7914 / 50°47'28"N

Longitude: -3.9413 / 3°56'28"W

OS Eastings: 263265

OS Northings: 100886

OS Grid: SS632008

Mapcode National: GBR KW.ZKCD

Mapcode Global: FRA 27M0.4B9

Plus Code: 9C2RQ3R5+HF

Entry Name: The Old Forge

Listing Date: 8 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1147171

English Heritage Legacy ID: 93068

Location: Sampford Courtenay, West Devon, Devon, EX20

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Sampford Courtenay

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Sampford Courtenay St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 60 SW
11/185 The Old Forge

House. Some medieval fabric probably considerably altered in C17 and extended in
C19 and C20. Plastered cob and rubble walls. Hipped thatch roof. 1 axial brick
Plan: original plan obscured by later alterations and additions but possibly of 2
rooms at the centre of the present building. At the left-hand end tile forge was
added possibly in the C17 judging from the evidence of a window. The building was
also extended in the C19 and C20 at the right-hand end.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 2-window front to original part to left with
thatch roof extending in catslide over left-hand side supported on granite post
below. In the angle of the catslide and the main part of the house is a small 2-
light wooden mullion window with chamfered frame and diamond section mullion. C20
2-light casements. C20 plank door at right-hand end of old part. Immediately to
its left on ground floor is C15 2-lignt wooden mullion window with trefoiled heads
and carving in spandrels. The addition at the right-hand end of the house is
recessed with the end part of it projecting again slightly with mid-late C20
Interior inaccessible at time of survey.

Listing NGR: SS6326500886

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

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