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Old Forge House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ightham, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2874 / 51°17'14"N

Longitude: 0.2867 / 0°17'11"E

OS Eastings: 559552

OS Northings: 156739

OS Grid: TQ595567

Mapcode National: GBR XH.QY8

Mapcode Global: VHHPM.XWDX

Entry Name: Old Forge House

Listing Date: 1 August 1952

Last Amended: 3 May 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204195

English Heritage Legacy ID: 357283

Location: Ightham, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, TN15

County: Kent

District: Tonbridge and Malling

Civil Parish: Ightham

Built-Up Area: Ightham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Ightham St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

TQ 5956 IGHTHAM THE STREET
5/12 (south-east side)

1.8.52 Old Forge House
(formerly listed under
Main Road)
GV
II*

Remains of C16 hall-house dated 1555 to left, C19 additions to right. Red brick and
random stone exposed vertical timber-framing with plaster infilling above. First
floor jetty supported on exposed joists and brackets, continuous, though at lower
level to right. Small C19 addition to right, coursed rubble stone with red brick
dressings on ground floor, rendered first floor; return gable to front. Two storeys;
4 window front, very irregular, all C19 casement windows. Two boarded doors to right
of centre, one to left. Projecting weatherboarded wing to rear. The house is one of
the earliest continuous jetty houses in Kent, in 1555 Thomas Skynner was fired for
building encroaching the highway.


Listing NGR: TQ5955256739

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

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