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Berg Cottage, Barkway

Description: Berg Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 162486

OS Grid Reference: TL3838535315
OS Grid Coordinates: 538385, 235315
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9990, 0.0144

Location: High Street, Barkway, Hertfordshire SG8 8ED

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

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Listing Text

TL 3835 (East side)

9/32 No. 85
27.5.68 (Berg Cottage)


House, at one time 3 or more dwellings. Late C17, restored 1935-8 for
Mrs. Berg and c.1960 by W. Weir for the National Trust. Timber frame on
brick base, roughcast. Steeply pitched thatched roof. 5 bay lobby entry
with rear outshut and I bay gable end additions. 2 storeys with 1 storey
additions. Ground floor: plinth is higher and stepped to left, central
steps up to 2 plank doors, 1 blocked, simple architraves, hipped tiled
hood on carved brackets. 3 light leaded flush frame casements, that to
left of entrances canted out on brackets, hoodboards to right with 2
light flush frame timber glazing bar casements to right bay and
addition. First floor: central 2 light lattice casement with date 1687
above and Sun Fire Insurance Marker below, to right a small pane
horizontal sliding sash, elsewhere 3 light lattice casements. Central
cross axial ridge stack. 1 bay additions have separate lower gables.
Right end ground floor weatherboarding, small casements, exposed plates
and purlins. Left end weatherboarded with an attic casement. To rear a
catslide roof to near ground level over a continuous lean-to outshut, 2
dormers with tiles below sills, right bay addition has a stack and
pantiles to rear. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: TL3838535315

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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