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Latitude: 50.4637 / 50°27'49"N
Longitude: -3.5591 / 3°33'32"W
OS Eastings: 289440
OS Northings: 63811
OS Grid: SX894638
Mapcode National: GBR QT.Q96S
Mapcode Global: FRA 37FT.WSL
Entry Name: The Forge
Listing Date: 20 November 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1206862
English Heritage Legacy ID: 390853
Location: Torbay, TQ2
Electoral Ward/Division: Cockington-with-Chelston
Built-Up Area: Paignton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Cockington St George and St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX8963 TOTNES ROAD, Cockington
885-1/16/382 (South West side)
20/11/52 The Forge
Formerly known as: The Forge COCKINGTON LANE Cockington.
Smithy. Probably late C18/early C19 with earlier origins.
Local stone rubble with some cob on front; thatched roof to
main forge, tiled roof to outshut.
PLAN: Smithy set on crossroads in centre of village, facing
north west. Lean-to outshut to rear.
EXTERIOR: Single storey with tall roof and roof carried
forward over covered working area. Lean-to outshut to rear.
Open working area with cobbled floor and roof carried on 3
posts. Front of smithy has doorway containing ancient 2-flap
door and shuttered window to right. Left (north-east) side
wall to Cockington Lane has a 2-window front; right window of
4 lights with internal shutters. The lean-to outshut has a
doorway containing an ancient 2-flap door. Roof is hipped both
ends and carried down to a lower level over the working area.
Blockings and butt joins in the walls show evidence of earlier
INTERIOR: Doorway from outshut to forge contains another
ancient door. The roof appears to be a C20 rebuild. The forge
is in complete working order with flue rising against
The forge forms an important part of an exceptionally
attractive group of listed buildings in an unspoilt village
and the adjoining Cockington Park.
Listing NGR: SX8944063811
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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