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Barkway Cottage, Barkway

Description: Barkway Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 162491

OS Grid Reference: TL3837834990
OS Grid Coordinates: 538378, 234990
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9961, 0.0142

Location: 147 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 33 SE & TL 3835 (East side)

5/37 & 9/37 No. 147
(Barkway Cottage)

- II

House, at one time 3 or more dwellings. Late C16 or early C17, extended
and altered C19 and mid C20. Timber frame, rendered. Steeply pitched
thatched roof. Originally 3 bays extended to left in 2 phases, now 7
bays. 1 storey and attic. Entrance now to centre in first added bay,
plank and muntin door, tiled gabled hood. Flanking flush frame 3 light
horizontal sliding sashes. To right a smaller horizontal sliding sash
and a C20 4 light flat headed projecting bay window. To left a recessed
2 light small pane casement and a horizontal sliding sash. 2 dormers
with eyebrow thatching and one to left with a tiled gabled head. Ridge
stacks to centre of original bays and between 2 added sections. Left end
external stack and 2 light casements. Right end French windows and an
attic casement. To rear mixed casements and horizontal sliding sashes.
Small outshut additions. Interior: some exposed framing with curved
passing tension braces, jowled posts, reset stop chamfered bearer.

Listing NGR: TL3837834990

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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