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The Old Forge

A Grade II Listed Building in Lewes, East Sussex

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Latitude: 50.8725 / 50°52'20"N

Longitude: 0.0077 / 0°0'27"E

OS Eastings: 541356

OS Northings: 110031

OS Grid: TQ413100

Mapcode National: GBR KQ2.8R5

Mapcode Global: FRA B6XS.LSV

Entry Name: The Old Forge

Listing Date: 29 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1191591

English Heritage Legacy ID: 293215

Location: Lewes, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7

County: East Sussex

District: Lewes

Civil Parish: Lewes

Built-Up Area: Lewes

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Lewes St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

9/234 (north side)

No 163A (The Old Forge)

gv II

House, later in indeterminate industrial use, by 1872 the premises of a
'furniture maker, paper hanger, undertaker, appraiser and house agent',
now shop. Late C16 or early C17, altered in C18 or C19, restored in C20.
Timber-framed with red and blue brick ground floor, painted to south; first
floor weather-boarded to north and east with exposed frame with rendered infill
to south. Plain tiled roof. Full length sliding sashes with upright glazing
hars on first floor to east, irregular fenestration elsewhere. Entrance in
two-storey painted brick wing to south. Interior: timber-frame exposed
with chamfered ground floor bearer. 2-bay frame. Exposed queen post roof
with cambered tie.

Listing NGR: TQ4135910020

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

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