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Stable Block and Stable Flat, Barkway

Description: Stable Block and Stable Flat

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 162465

OS Grid Reference: TL3961536157
OS Grid Coordinates: 539615, 236157
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0063, 0.0326

Location: Barkway, Hertfordshire SG8 8DL

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

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Listing Text

TL 33 NE
3/11 Stable Block and
27.5.68 Stable Flat
(formerly listed as
Stable block at Cockenach)


Stable block to Cokenach House (q.v.).Circa 1716 for R Chester, clock
tower added 1836, extended late C19. Red brick with orange brick
dressings. Steeply pitched hipped tiled roof. Timber tower. 3:3:3
breaking forward to centre. 2 storeys. Plinth. Ground floor: central
round headed opening, gauged brick arch with keystone, sashes with thick
glazing bars, first floor 6 pane casements, all with open moulded
frames, gauged brick flat arched heads. Left bay has a round headed
coach opening, double doors, gauged brick head, similar opening to right
is blocked. Oversailing brick courses to eaves and to central pediment
with clock dated 1896. Central on ridge is a large tower, tilehung lower
stage, cornice to upper stage with louvred boarding, brackets to ogee
roof, small open belfry above with leaded ogee cap and weathervane
finial. Late C19 stock brick addition to left has an entrance with
flanking and first floor small pane casements. To rear: central bay
breaks forward with a round headed door, upper small pane casements,
kneelers to gable parapet. To left ground floor is open with first floor
small pane casements and an external stack. To right a hay loft door
with pulley. Insurance Markers over central openings to front and rear.
Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: TL3961536157

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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