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Grade II
Volume/Map/Item 499777
Date assigned 30 October 2006
Date last amended


NEWMARKET TL6463 HIGH STREET 177/7/10027 (Northeast side) 30-OCT-06 Forge and attached office immediately east of No.166 (not included) GV II Blacksmith's forge and attached office. Early/mid C19. MATERIALS. Gault brick to front (facing No.166), the remainder painted or rendered red brick. Slate roof. A single storey building set gable end onto High Street. A range of 9 large horizontal sliding sash windows, each sash of 3x6 panes, plus a matching fixed sash at the High Street end. The windows retain much original glass, including bull's eyes. Off-centre doorway with wide half-glazed entrance door in 2 leaves. Front corner of street gable end is cut away for c.1.5m. The gable end has a single window with plain C20 glazing above a stucco plinth. Tall, slightly tapering, qault brick stack in rear slope of roof. Office on left end has door and small-paned casements under segmental arches and is linked internally to the forge. INTERIOR. Little altered, with a group of 4 free-standing hearths against the rear wall with arched recesses between and the superstructure above taking the flues to the stack. A small part of the workshop at the north end has been closed off with a boarded partition to form offices. NOTE. A notable example of an intact C19 forge, the large size of which reflects the importance of blacksmiths to the equestrian industry in Newmarket.

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Grid reference TL 64090 63205 (point)
Map sheet TL66SW

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