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21, High Street, Barkway

Description: 21, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 162474

OS Grid Reference: TL3848835735
OS Grid Coordinates: 538488, 235735
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0028, 0.0161

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

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Listing Text

TL 3835 (East side)

9/20 No. 21


House, at one time 2 dwellings. Early to mid C16, floored and stack
inserted C17, altered C19, extended C20. Timber frame. Rendered and
weatherboarded. Thatched roof. Probably a small 2 bay part or entirely
open hall originally. 1 storey and attic. Low plinth. Central entrance,
plank door in a moulded surround. Flanking casements are C19 5 light
shop windows, canted out as oriels on brackets. An attic 3 light window
with eyebrow thatching to right of centre. Right end internal stack, cap
rebuilt. Exposed plates. Left end weatherboarded with 2 light casements.
Right end render is panelled and pargetted. C19 and C20 outshuts to
rear. Interior: exposed framing with tension braces, cambered collars to
soot blackened clasped purlin roof with curved windbraces, stop
chamfered axial bearer and joists on ground floor.

Listing NGR: TL3848835735

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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