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The Forge

A Grade II Listed Building in Brenchley, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1508 / 51°9'2"N

Longitude: 0.3691 / 0°22'8"E

OS Eastings: 565786

OS Northings: 141723

OS Grid: TQ657417

Mapcode National: GBR NR1.XSK

Mapcode Global: VHJMX.BBYP

Plus Code: 9F325929+8J

Entry Name: The Forge

Listing Date: 24 August 1990

Last Amended: 7 January 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263398

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432468

Location: Brenchley, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN12

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Brenchley

Built-Up Area: Brenchley

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Matfield St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

In the entries for the following serial numbers ---

14/156, 14/157, 14/158, 14/159, 14/160, 14/161, 14/162, 14/163, 14/164, 14/165
14/166, 14/167, 14/168, 14/169, 14/170, 14/171, 14/172, 14/173, 14/174, 14/175
14/176, 14/177, 14/178, 14/179, in the parish of Brenchley.

The address shall be amended to read---

"THE GREEN, Matfield" in place of "MATFIELD GREEN"


(south side)
14/157 The Forge


Small house, converted from a forge. Probably late C18, C20 alterations.
Ground floor brick, first floor weatherboarded; peg-tile roof; brick stack.

Plan: The house faces north and adjoins Forge Cottage (q.v.) at the right
(west) end. Small 2-cell main block with a left (east) end outshut and a rear
outshut. The stack for the old forge may be the one at the junction with
Forge Cottage.

Exterior: 2 storeys. Roof gabled at left end, left end gable tile-hung.
Asymmetrical 1:2 window front, the one window to the left end outshut. C20
timber stable door to the left of the main block. 2- and 3-light timber
casements with glazing bars, probably C19 and C20.

Interior: Not inspected but may be of interest.

A modest building externally but in an important position on Matfield Green.

Listing NGR: TQ6578641732

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

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