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The Old Forge

A Grade II Listed Building in Merstham, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.266 / 51°15'57"N

Longitude: -0.1535 / 0°9'12"W

OS Eastings: 528920

OS Northings: 153494

OS Grid: TQ289534

Mapcode National: GBR JHP.J0Z

Mapcode Global: VHGS4.9F6T

Entry Name: The Old Forge

Listing Date: 19 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1188930

English Heritage Legacy ID: 289398

Location: Reigate and Banstead, Surrey, RH1

County: Surrey

District: Reigate and Banstead

Town: Reigate and Banstead

Electoral Ward/Division: Merstham

Built-Up Area: Redhill

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Merstham

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

(East Side)
The Old Forge
TQ 2853 NE 2/103 19.10.51.
TQ 2853 SE 3/103


The northern bay of this house is the remains of a late mediaeval house of greater
extent, being a gabled cross-wing, timber framed and with later brick filling.
1st floor oversailing on exposed joists with curved brackets. Tile hung gable
end. Ground floor window incorporates old brackets in the heads. There are 2
service doors in the inner wall. 2-storey, 3-window south extension in keeping;
and later left rear extensions. High pitched tiled roofs. In early C20 the house
was occupied by Seymour Hicks and Ellaline Terriss when they were playing in "Quality
Street" by J M Barrie. The street, formerly part of the High Street, was then
named after the play.

Listing NGR: TQ2892353501

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

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