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Forge Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Yarwell, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5674 / 52°34'2"N

Longitude: -0.42 / 0°25'12"W

OS Eastings: 507185

OS Northings: 297788

OS Grid: TL071977

Mapcode National: GBR FX0.2LS

Mapcode Global: WHGMB.JQ6N

Entry Name: Forge Cottage

Listing Date: 12 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1225882

English Heritage Legacy ID: 422907

Location: Yarwell, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, PE8

County: Northamptonshire

District: East Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Yarwell

Built-Up Area: Yarwell

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Yarwell St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

YARWELL MILL ROAD
TL0797 (East side)
15/241 Forge Cottage
GV II
House and forge, now one dwelling. Dated 1598, reconstructed C17 and C18 with
C19 addition. Squared coursed limestone and brick, with Collyweston slate roofs.
Originally one- and 2-unit plans. Part single storey with attic and part
2-storey. Main house is an irregular 3-window range with central bay breaking
forward slightly. C19 casement to left has moulded stone surround. Single-light
window to left of centre has ashlar surround. Casement window with glazing bars,
to right, is under wood lintel. Evidence of refenestration to this window. 3
gabled eaves dormer have C19 casement windows. Central plank door, under wood
lintel, and double plank doors to far right, also under wood lintels. Bay to far
right was originally the forge. Ashlar gable parapet to right and brick stack at
end. 2-storey, one-bay, extension, attached to left, has stone ground floor and
brick first floor and was originally an open carriage arch. Ashlar canted bay
window added into carriage arch late C19. C20 casement window above. Plank door,
to right, has ashlar surround. Lateral stack to rear. Interior: entrance hall
has spine beam with inscribed date 1598 flanked by fluting. Small open
fireplace, with bressumer, on the rear wall.
(RCHM: An inventory of Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire; p175)


Listing NGR: TL0718597788

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