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Latitude: 52.1398 / 52°8'23"N
Longitude: -3.0083 / 3°0'29"W
OS Eastings: 331088
OS Northings: 249530
OS Grid: SO310495
Mapcode National: GBR F6.76DW
Mapcode Global: VH77N.SHZ0
Entry Name: The Forge
Listing Date: 16 October 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1349570
English Heritage Legacy ID: 150624
Location: Eardisley, County of Herefordshire, HR3
Civil Parish: Eardisley
Built-Up Area: Eardisley
Traditional County: Herefordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire
Church of England Parish: Eardisley with Bollingham and Willersley
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
EARDISLEY CP HIGH STREET (west side)
SO 3049 - 3149
7/69 The Forge
House and former smithy. C14, altered probably C17, mid-C19 and mid-C20.
Timber-framed with painted brick infill and replacement walling, stone-tiled
roof laid in diminishing courses and some machine tiles, half-hipped at south
end and with brick ridge stack. Cruck hall house of three framed bays aligned
north/south with inserted chimney at junction of northern and central bays.
Single storey and attic with dormers. Framing: cruck truss exposed at south
end. Two and three panels from sill to wall-plate. East front elevation:
there is a 2-light C19 casement with a cambered brick head and a small
rectangular window on the ground floor. Above there is a raking-top dormer
and a gabled dormer, both with 2-light casements. Main entrance in north bay
has a gabled canopy on shaped brackets and a half-glazed C19 door. A large
single-storey C20 wing adjoins the southern end of the front elevation and
there is also a large C20 rear wing. Interior: cruck truss between central
and north bay recorded to have a chamfered arch-braced collar. One other cruck
truss survives. (RCHM, III, p 54, item 14; Alcock, NW: CBA Cruck Catalogue, 1981).
Listing NGR: SO3108849530
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