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Ashburnham Furnace (Pay Cottage)

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashburnham, East Sussex

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Latitude: 50.9286 / 50°55'43"N

Longitude: 0.3961 / 0°23'45"E

OS Eastings: 568480

OS Northings: 117086

OS Grid: TQ684170

Mapcode National: GBR NTS.QY6

Mapcode Global: FRA C6QN.83Y

Entry Name: Ashburnham Furnace (Pay Cottage)

Listing Date: 3 August 1961

Last Amended: 13 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1229924

English Heritage Legacy ID: 292083

Location: Ashburnham, Rother, East Sussex, TN33

County: East Sussex

District: Rother

Civil Parish: Ashburnham

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Ashburnham St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text


20/26 Nos 1, 2 and 3 Ashburnham
Furnace, (Pay Cottage).
3.8.61 (formerly-listed as
Ashburnham Furnace (Three


Former furnace, now 3 cottages C17 and C18. The main portion comprising the
North East and centre cottages is timber-framed. The portion comprising the
South West cottage is an C18 addition. The whole building is fronted with red
brick and grey headers on ground floor and tile-hung above. Tiled roof. Casement
windows with diamond-shaped leaded lights. 2 storeys. 4 windows. The C18
addition (Pay Cottage) has a half-hipped gable end containing an attic window
and a doorway with flat hood on brackets. This was the last furnace in Sussex
at which iron was smelted. It was in operation as late as 1825, though most
of the Sussex furnaces had ceased to work about 50 years before.

Listing NGR: TQ6848017086

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

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