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Latitude: 51.22 / 51°13'12"N
Longitude: -0.4647 / 0°27'53"W
OS Eastings: 507314
OS Northings: 147876
OS Grid: TQ073478
Mapcode National: GBR GF6.HB6
Mapcode Global: VHFVP.WLNL
Entry Name: The Forge
Listing Date: 19 March 1997
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1257398
English Heritage Legacy ID: 463935
Location: Shere, Guildford, Surrey, GU5
Civil Parish: Shere
Built-Up Area: Shere
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey
Church of England Parish: Shere
Church of England Diocese: Guildford
TQ 0747 SHERE MIDDLE STREET
Purpose-built forge. Dated 1914 on lintel above door but possibly reusing older timbers from a barn opposite on the street elevation. Vernacular revival style. Timberframed, with frame exposed to front with brick infill to ground floor and pargetted plaster above. Other elevations are clad in weatherboarding. Tiled roof with brick chimney projecting through roof slope. Gable-fronted with carved weatherboarding and upper part projecting on brackets. Gable has 4 curved tension braces and square framing above. Incised decoration of two lizards to top of gable. Central Dutch door flanked by large windows with leaded lights. Interior has brick forge with iron hood. Walls are covered but softwood roof with tie beams, angled queenstruts and collar beams. At time of inspection still a working forge and notable as an early example of conservation architecture.
Listing NGR: TQ0731947897
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