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Latitude: 51.2716 / 51°16'17"N
Longitude: 1.2141 / 1°12'50"E
OS Eastings: 624290
OS Northings: 157399
OS Grid: TR242573
Mapcode National: GBR VZS.7S7
Mapcode Global: VHLGQ.096K
Entry Name: Old Forge House
Listing Date: 13 October 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1203671
English Heritage Legacy ID: 178370
Location: Wingham, Dover, Kent, CT3
Civil Parish: Wingham
Built-Up Area: Wingham
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
TR 2457 WINGHAM CANTERBURY ROAD
9/338 Old Forge House
House. C15. Timber framed and rendered with some red brick in English bond,
with plain tiled roof. Two storeys with continuous jetty on brackets and
hipped roof with gablets and stacks to rear. Three wooden casements ensuite
to left and 3 glazing bar sashes on first floor and large canted bay and
smaller canted bay to right on ground floor with door of 6 raised and fielded
panels with moulded architrave to right. Fine C15 gateway to left with brick
piers, four centred arched head and sunk spandrels. Right return with series
of medieval mullioned windows. Timber frame exposed with plaster infill to
inner courtyard and rear wing terminated with kneelered parapet gable.
Interior; both wings of building have fine moulded crown post roofs. Reputedly
part of Wingham College canons' houses. Attached to left a painted brick lean-
to with large folding half glazed doors marked Kent Fire Brigade, used for
the horse drawn vehicle.
Listing NGR: TR2429057399
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