The Old Forge, Hilmarton, Wiltshire, SN11 (Grade II)

The Old Forge is a grade two (II) listed building in Hilmarton, Wiltshire, SN11. It was first listed in 1987.

About The Old Forge

HILMARTON COMPTON ROAD SU 07 NW (east side) 6/250 The Old Forge II Estate cottage and former forge, now one house, c1860, possibly on earlier core, built for Poynder estate. Rubble stone, some render, some decorative half-timber, Bridgwater tile eaves roofs. l 1/2 storeys. To left, former forge has rubble stone ground floor with 3-light mullion window to left, door and 2-light mullion window to right, windows leaded with hoodmoulds, broad stable door. Stonework probably pre-C19. Upper floor is rendered with two gables each with casement pair. Slightly taller right section is T-plan cottage with north stack, main gable to south, and large 2- storey gabled projections to west and east. Rendered ground floors, jettied half-timbered upper floors and gable finials. West projection has canted angles to ground floor and 2-light leaded window to front with Tudor-heads to lights. Curved brackets under angles of upper floor which has small 4-pane sash. Tudor arched door in south side wall. South end gable has framing to west side, jettied and roughcast south gable, paired sashes to ground floor and sash above.


Where is The Old Forge?

The Old Forge is located on Compton Road, in Hilmarton, Wiltshire, SN11.


Key Facts

Grid ReferenceSU 02080 75174
Easting, Northing402079.986, 175174.34684
Latitude, Longitude51.475527, -1.971443
Grade listingII (two)
English Heritage List Entry Number1022492
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