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The Forge

A Grade II Listed Building in Horwood, Lovacott and Newton Tracey, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0287 / 51°1'43"N

Longitude: -4.1378 / 4°8'16"W

OS Eastings: 250181

OS Northings: 127651

OS Grid: SS501276

Mapcode National: GBR KM.HHL3

Mapcode Global: FRA 266D.KSJ

Plus Code: 9C3Q2VH6+FV

Entry Name: The Forge

Listing Date: 29 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1309201

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98761

ID on this website: 101309201

Location: Horwood, North Devon, EX39

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Horwood, Lovacott and Newton Tracey

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Horwood St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

Tagged with: Smithy

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SS 52 NW
4/57 The Forge
House with blacksmiths shop attached. Probably C17, but entirely remodelled in
C19. Rendered stone and cob. Slate roof with stack at each end and axial stack.
3 rooms in line forming 2 units of accommodation, but with internal access between
the 2 units. Left side comprises single cell unit with front entrance, stairs to
new right-hand corner of room. Right side has direct entry to main living room
heated by axial stack with small kitchen/dairy at right end with staircase to rear.
Rear outshut, blacksmiths workshop attached at right gable end.
2 storeys. 3-window range. C19 2-light casements, 6 panes per light, with 2
infilled window openings to left side. 2 porches to ground floor with slate roofs,
C20 doors. Left-hand porch has a 2-light casement, 2 panes per light to left and a
single 2-paned light window to right. Right-hand porch has a 2-light window 2
panes per light to left and 4 paned single light window to right. Continuous
outshut to rear with part corrugated iron, part slate roof. Blacksmiths workshop
at right end has tiled roof. Part of a pointed arched canopy survives over the
Interior: house has remarkably unspoilt late C19/early C20 interior including
joinery and fittings. A cast iron range still heats the living room, made by T Lee
of Horwood - the grandfather of the present occupier. Roof structure replaced in

Listing NGR: SS5019127646

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