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The Retreat, Barkway

Description: The Retreat

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 162482

OS Grid Reference: TL3843035435
OS Grid Coordinates: 538430, 235435
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0001, 0.0151

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)
No. 75
(The Retreat)


House. Circa 1800 with later c19 and C20 additions. Whitewashed and rendered
brick. Tiled roof. 3 bays. 2 storeys and attic. Plinth. Central
entrance, 6 fielded panelled door with diamond patterned rectangular
fanlight, reeded architrave. Glazing bar sashes with open moulded
frames, slightly recessed, timber lintels, slightly cambered heads on
ground floor. Oversailing brick courses to close eaves. 2 light hipped
dormers with horizontal sliding sashes, moulded heads. Internal end
stacks, that to right larger. Extending to left from facade is a small
section of wall incorporating some earlier brickwork. Rendered left
gable end. To rear left is 1 bay 2 storey late C19 wing with a white
brick end stack, sashes and casements. Beyond this a slightly lower C20
addition. Interior: dogleg staircase with slat balusters, swept handrail.

Listing NGR: TL3843035435

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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