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Latitude: 51.4258 / 51°25'32"N
Longitude: -3.5564 / 3°33'22"W
OS Eastings: 291889
OS Northings: 170794
OS Grid: SS918707
Mapcode National: GBR HF.PG4J
Mapcode Global: VH5HY.9FRB
Plus Code: 9C3RCCGV+8F
Entry Name: Monknash Forge
Listing Date: 10 September 1982
Last Amended: 19 January 2005
Source ID: 13315
Building Class: Industrial
Location: On the south side of the road junction at Broughton.
County: Vale of Glamorgan
Community: St. Donats (Sain Dunwyd)
Community: St. Donats
Traditional County: Glamorgan
Tagged with: Smithy
Probably dates from the early to mid C19. Externally unaltered apart from the re-roofing.
Local lias limestone rubble walls with dressed stone quoins and voussoirs, stone flanking stacks, asbestos sheeting roof. Single storey, rectangular block with small outshut on rear. Main south-east elevation with shuttered window opening to left hand with large horse doorway to right of it. This has an almost flat arch voussoir head and plank doors. In north-east gable wall a boarded window with wood lintel, and a blocked slit opening in middle near ground level are reported but these are now ivy covered as is the south east gable. The rear elevation has a small boarded window in the centre.
Interior not inspected at resurvey.
Included for its special interest as a complete surviving C19 village forge.
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