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Latitude: 50.6711 / 50°40'15"N
Longitude: -3.3181 / 3°19'5"W
OS Eastings: 306954
OS Northings: 86544
OS Grid: SY069865
Mapcode National: GBR P6.MHJJ
Mapcode Global: FRA 37Y9.F52
Entry Name: Forge Approximately 50 Metres North East of Bicton House
Listing Date: 10 February 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1281469
English Heritage Legacy ID: 86232
Location: Colaton Raleigh, East Devon, Devon, EX9
District: East Devon
Civil Parish: Colaton Raleigh
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: East Budleigh All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
COLATON RALEIGH BICTON PARK
ST 08 NE
3/33 Forge approximately 50m north-
- east of Bicton House
Forge, now used as a classroom. Probably circa 1800, enlarged later in C19,
converted to a classroom circa 1945. Flemish bond red brick on stone rubble
footings; slate roof.
Single storey block with main front on south end which is flanked by projecting
small rooms. The rear (northern) end is an extension.
The south end contains a large round-headed archway and has a plat band at impost
level. Eaves cornice comprising dentils made by brick headers and roof is hipped.
The rooms each side are recessed slightly from the main front. Each contains a
round-headed window and that containing a grille to right is the oldest. Both rooms
have hipped roofs. The right (eastern) side has a 4-window front interrupted by 2
doorways. Only the left-hand window with its low segmental arch over is original.
Above it is a series of ventilators or pigeon holes made by missing out the brick
The section to right is in a different brick but built in the same style. The
windows and doors are C20. A board set high near the right end has the following
notice painted on:- "The SMITHS employed in this shop are ordered to shoe no Horses
and to do no work for any strangers whatever or they will be discharged". The roof
this end is hipped.
Interior shows only C20 detail from the conversion of the building to a classroom.
Roof not inspected.
Listing NGR: SY0695486544
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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