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The Forge

A Grade II Listed Building in Eardisley, Herefordshire,

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1349570

English Heritage Legacy ID: 150624

Location: Eardisley, County of Herefordshire, HR3

County: Herefordshire,

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

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Listing Text

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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