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The Old Forge and Forecourt Railing

A Grade II Listed Building in Lympsham, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2821 / 51°16'55"N

Longitude: -2.9537 / 2°57'13"W

OS Eastings: 333578

OS Northings: 154096

OS Grid: ST335540

Mapcode National: GBR J7.ZHQH

Mapcode Global: VH7CY.R1BG

Entry Name: The Old Forge and Forecourt Railing

Listing Date: 9 February 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1251651

English Heritage Legacy ID: 434396

Location: Lympsham, Sedgemoor, Somerset, BS24

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

Civil Parish: Lympsham

Built-Up Area: Lympsham

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Three Saints

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


5/88 The Old Forge and forecourt
(Formerly listed as Forge House
and Smithy)



Forge and house, now a house. Probably late C18. Painted roughcast, slate roof in 4 distinct sections, section to
left with a gabled frontage, ridge at right angles to facade, coped verges, finial to left. Tudor-gothick. Two
storeys, 1:2:4 bays, 2 and 3-light chamfered stone aullioned windows, each with diamond-paned cast-iron lights, stopped
labels. Single bay to left with a broad pointed arch door opening, dripaould, C20 plank doors; narrow pointed arch
door opening to right, dripaould, ribbed and studded door. Left return with two 2-light gothick traceried pointed arch
windows. Forecourt with plain wrought iron railings.

Listing NGR: ST3357854096

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

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