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The Forge, Main Street, Barkby (Grade II)

Geo: 52.6826, -1.0605
Date ListedTue 9th October, 1984
CategoryStatutory Listed Building
AddressThe Forge Main Street Barkby LE7 3QG
GradeGrade II
Grid ReferenceSK6361009851
LBS189475
Volume, Map, Item285, 6, 10
ParishBarkby
WardQueniborough
Conservation AreaBarkby
DescriptionForge and other outbuildings. Mid C19. Brick with Welsh slate roof to forge, Swithland slate to the rest of the range, which also has a cobble plinth. A long single storeyed range, the forge to the left has a 3 light window with cambered head, and double doors. Coped left hand gable with stack. Roof of long range slightly lower, and only a single doorway with timber lintel in the front elevation. Forms an important part of a group, and architecturally is in a style characteristic of the Pochin Estate.

The description above describes the salient features of the building as it was at the date of listing. It is given in order to aid identification; it is not intended to be either comprehensive or exclusive.

Statutory Listing covers all parts of the property and its curtilage, ie all internal and external elements whether described or not.

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