This house stands almost directly opposite the Davenport House. A nearby historical marker reads:

The Forge. 18th Century. Originally a part of the Davenport House lands this house was used as a Blacksmith Shop for area families during the 18th and 19th centuries. Designated a local historical landmark, March 2 1976.

The fact that it was “originally part of the Davenport House lands” and “served as a blacksmith shop…during the 18th centur(y)” indicates that the house was there at the time of the battle. What, if any, role it might have played I have no idea.

Taken with a Sony RX100M3.

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