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The Forge

A Grade II Listed Building in Shere, Surrey

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1257398

English Heritage Legacy ID: 463935

Location: Shere, Guildford, Surrey, GU5

County: Surrey

District: Guildford

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

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Listing Text

(west side)
The Forge


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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