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Clockhouse Cottage, Barkway

Description: Clockhouse Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 162508

OS Grid Reference: TL3835335084
OS Grid Coordinates: 538353, 235084
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9970, 0.0138

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)

9/54 No. 158
(Clockhouse Cottage)

- II

Turnpike toll house, now a dwelling. Late C18, extended and altered C20.
Roughcast brick. Steeply pitched tiled roof. Originally 2 bays, extended
1 bay to left. 2 storeys. Entrance with plank door to right. 2 light
small pane casements, slightly recessed with segmental heads. First
floor right hand window has an iron bracket for left light possibly
relating to original tollgate function, next to this is a clock in a
round chamfered opening with a bracketed hood. Cogged brick eaves. Right
gable end parapet and internal stack. Original left end stack now
adjoins added left bay with a slightly higher ridge. Left end ground
floor bow window and first floor 2 light casement. Attached to right is
a low 1 storey weatherboarded outbuilding with a steeply pitched roof, a
further lower outbuilding to far right with a stack. Lean-to outshuts to
rear. Interior not inspected. The house is set at an angle so as to
provide a view of the road as it approaches Barkway. Listed for
historical interest.

Listing NGR: TL3835335084

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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