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106, High Street, Barkway

Description: 106, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 162504

OS Grid Reference: TL3837835421
OS Grid Coordinates: 538378, 235421
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0000, 0.0143

Location: High Street, Barkway, Hertfordshire SG8 8EG

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

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Listing Text

TL 3835 (West side)

9/50 No. 106
27.5.68 (formerly listed as
Nos. 104 and 106)


House. Early C16, part rebuilt and extended c.1600. Stair wing added and
stack rebuilt mid C17. Cased and altered mid C19, further extended C20.
Timber frame, cased in white brick. Tiled roofs. 2 bay hall range with 2
projecting cross wings to form an H on plan. All 2 storeys. Original
service wing to right incorporated cross passage with entrance to left,
formerly jettied on 3 sides. Ground floor: panelled door and a 16 pane
sash, recessed with cambered heads. First floor horizontal sliding sash
to eaves of hipped roof. Hall range rebuilt c.1600 with a slightly
higher ridge. Ground floor: 16 pane recessed sash to left replacing a
lobby entry, to right a canted bay window, sashed with tiled head, above
this a horizontal sliding sash. Wall plate visible at eaves. On ridge to
left a large C17 axial stack with rebuilt conjoined diagonal shafts.
c.1600 upper cross wing to left is yet taller and gable fronted. Former
shop on ground floor, entrance with a horizontally divided door and a
large 3 light small pane casement shop window all under a bracketed flat
hood. First floor horizontal sliding sash, bargeboards. Black brick
capped plinth throughout. 3 bay left return with entrance to front,
horizontal sliding sashes. Internal end stack and some C18 red brick to
rear gable end, whitewashed right return. To rear of hall range is a low
short C17 gabled stair wing. Set back to right is a 2 storey 1 bay C20
addition with a hipped roof at same height as early cross wing.
Interior: reverse curved brace and dragon beam in early cross wing.
(RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL3837835421

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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