MSO10839 - Forge Cottage, Bridge Street, Dulverton (Building)


Forge Cottage is a semi detached cottage, and now a shop. It was originally a smithy and wheelwright's. It is possibly 17th Century and was enlarged to the east in the late 18th - early 19th Century.

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Forge Cottage is a semi detached cottage, and now a shop. It is possibly 17th century, and enlarged to the east in the late 18th - early 19th century. Its plan is two cell, enlarged with the addition of a storeroom. [1] Forge Cottage is thatched and possibly 17th century. It is predominantly rendered over rubble. The thatched porch reaches almost to the eaves. [2] Forge Cottage was a smithy and wheelwright's from the time it was built. [4] The building was visited in February 2012 as part of the rapid condition survey of Exmoor's Listed Buildings 2012-13. It received a BAR score of 6. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Index: 4/8/1986. 36th List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest, District of West Somerset (Somerset)/Exmoor National Park.. 36th List, District of West Somerset. 04/08/1986.
  • <2> Article in monograph: Gathercole, C.. 2003. English Heritage Extensive Urban Survey: An Archaeological Assessment of Dulverton. The Somerset Urban Archaeological Survey. English Heritage. P.7.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Fisher, J.. c.2003. Dulverton Conservation Area Appraisal. p14, 15, Photo.
  • <4> Monograph: Dulverton and District Civic Society. 2002. The Book of Dulverton, Brushford, Bury and Exebridge. Halsgrove. P.15, 27, 31, 32, Photograph.
  • <5> Report: Lawrence, G.. 2014. Exmoor National Park: Rapid condition survey of listed buildings 2012-13.



Grid reference Centred SS 9126 2780 (12m by 12m) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS92NW

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  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 1648/15/68
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 31399

Record last edited

Mar 10 2021 2:44PM


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