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The Forge

A Grade II Listed Building in Morchard Bishop, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8562 / 50°51'22"N

Longitude: -3.751 / 3°45'3"W

OS Eastings: 276852

OS Northings: 107753

OS Grid: SS768077

Mapcode National: GBR L4.VCLL

Mapcode Global: FRA 361T.SM9

Entry Name: The Forge

Listing Date: 4 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250556

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432965

Location: Morchard Bishop, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Morchard Bishop

Built-Up Area: Morchard Bishop

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Morchard Bishop St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

MORCHARD BISHOP THE GREEN, Morchard Bishop
SS 7607 - 7707
11/171
- Nos. 1 and 2 The Forge
GV
II

2 small houses, formerly 3 cottages. Probably late C18 - early C19 and C19
extension. Plastered cob on rubble footings; rubble stacks with plastered brick
chimney shafts; corrugated asbestos roof (formerly thatch). Now two 2 room plan
cottages facing south with the left hand cottage (No. 2) adjoining No. 3 Whites
Cottages (q.v.) under a continuous roof. Both cottages have axial stacks. They
were originally built as three 1-room cottages with C19 extension on right (east)
end. 2-storeys. Overall irregular 4-window front. No. 2, to right has late C19 -
early C20 casements and door left of centre with C20 gabled and slate-roofed porch.
No. 1 has circa 1980 casements with half dormers under gabled roofs to first floor
and door right of centre with C20 gabled and slate-roofed porch. Roof hipped to
right.
Interiors: both cottages have plain carpentry detail. No 2 has most early features
hidden by C19 plaster but chamfered and runout stopped beam in larger ground floor
room. Fireplace is blocked. Roof is simply sets of purlins between cob crosswalls.
No. 1 has a plain chamfered elm crossbeam to larger left (western room) which also
includes large stone rubble fireplace with chamfered oak lintel and 2 ovens. Roof
not inspected.


Listing NGR: SS7685207753

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