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Numbers 1, 3 (Forge Cottage) and 5 (Rosemary Cottage), Barkway

Description: Numbers 1, 3 (Forge Cottage) and 5 (Rosemary Cottage)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 162460

OS Grid Reference: TL3841235622
OS Grid Coordinates: 538412, 235622
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0018, 0.0149

Location: Church Lane, Barkway, Hertfordshire SG8 8EJ

Locality: Barkway
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG8 8EJ

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Listing Text

TL 3835 (South side)

9/6 Nos. 1, 3 (Forge Cottage)
27.5.68 and 5 (Rosemary Cottage)
(formerly listed as No. 7,
the Old Smithy and Old
Forge Cottage)


Row of 3 dwellings incorporating former smithy. Late C18 or early C19.
Timber frame, weatherboarded with some rendering. Tiled roof with
decorative fishscale bands and crest tiles. Irregularly spaced 5 window
front. 2 storeys. Ground floor: plinth, 3 entrances, 2 to left
vertically panelled, that to right recessed, 4 horizontal sliding
sashes, one of 3 lights, and a fixed casement, all with hoodboards.
First floor: a horizontal sliding sash and C20 2 and 3 light casements.
Ridge stack at right end, stacks to front and rear slopes all with
oversailing caps. Right end rendered with a small ground floor slate
roofed outshut, first floor horizontal sliding sash, half hip to roof.
Interior not inspected. Part of No. I is in the building described as
No. 68 High Street (q.v.).

Listing NGR: TL3841235622

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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