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45/47 and 49, High Street, Barkway

Description: 45/47 and 49, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 162478

OS Grid Reference: TL3845535615
OS Grid Coordinates: 538455, 235615
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0017, 0.0155

Location: High Street, Barkway, Hertfordshire SG8 8EB

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

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Listing Text

TL 3835 (East side)

9/24 Nos. 45/47, and 49


Former coaching inn, now 2 houses. Mid C18 with C17 or earlier origins.
Extended and altered C19 and C20. Timber frame with brick front and
additions. Roughcast and panelled rendering. Tiled roof. No. 47 is 2
bays, No. 49 is 4 bays. Both houses have lobby entrances. 2 storeys and
attic. No. 47 has steps up to a central entrance with an C18 5 raised
panelled door, C20 doorcase, pilasters and brackets to a pedimental
head. Flush frame small pane cross casements. Two 2 light gabled
dormers. Central red brick ridge stack. No. 49 ground floor: entrance to
left of centre, C19 half glazed and recessed door with a patterned C20
architrave, pedimental head. 2 small pane cross casements to right with
segmental heads, a small casement to left. To far left a carriageway
through with a timber lintel, brick faced returns. First floor cross
casements with a blind opening to right of centre, recessed with
segmental heads, a flat headed flush frame to left. 2 hipped 2 light
dormers. Red brick ridge stack to right of centre. Front projects beyond
right end which is rendered with scoring to resemble ashlar. Roof has a
steeper pitch to front slope. C18 red brick and tiled service and former
stabling wings extend to rear of each house. 2 storey, 2 bay wing from
No. 47 has an entrance to yard, horizontal sliding sashes, a stack to
rear gable end. Further additions to rear. 1 storey and attic wing from
No. 49 is part whitewashed. An entrance to yard, 2 gabled dormers, a
stack to rear gable end and outer elevation. Interior: No. 47 has some
exposed framing, a large inglenook fireplace and a reset ovolo moulded
bearer. No. 49 not inspected. Formerly the Bull Public House.

Listing NGR: TL3845535615

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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