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The Old Forge

A Grade II Listed Building in Peters Marland, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8938 / 50°53'37"N

Longitude: -4.1691 / 4°10'8"W

OS Eastings: 247548

OS Northings: 112715

OS Grid: SS475127

Mapcode National: GBR KL.S1MR

Mapcode Global: FRA 264R.5LX

Plus Code: 9C2QVRVJ+G9

Entry Name: The Old Forge

Listing Date: 25 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1162229

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91009

Location: Peters Marland, Torridge, Devon, EX38

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Peters Marland

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Petersmarland St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

Tagged with: Smithy Thatched cottage

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SS 41 SE
4/35 The Old Forge
House incorporating former forge. Later C17, C18 and C19. Rendered cob and rubble
walls. Thatch roof gabled to left and half-hipped to right end. Projecting rubble
stack at left gable-end and one axial between rear wing and forge.
Plan: the house section is L-shaped with 2 rooms at the front and a heated rear
wing which may be a sligntly later addition and is reputed to have been a separate
cottage. The front left-hand room is heated by a fireplace in its end wall. In the
angle between front range and rear wing a C19 outshut has been built. Beyond the
rear wing is a 1-storey extension formerly a forge, likely to be a late C18 or C19
Exterior: 2 storeys. Regular 2-window front of early C20 small-paned 2-light
casements with central C19 open-fronted gabled porch with plank door. In right-hand
end wall is C19 2-light small-paned casement on ground floor. Rear wing has C19 and
early C20 small 2-light casements on the 1st floor and a C19 lean-to built in front
of it. Single storey forge at end of wing has a C20 porch with panelled door and 2
late C20 casements.
Interior: the front range his wany narrow-chamfered ceiling joists and in left-hand
room is open fireplace with rougnly chamfered wooden lintel. Rear wing has
fireplace with chamfered wooden lintel which has run-out stops. Roof timbers
consist of rough straight principal rafters.

Listing NGR: SS4754812715

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