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Owlswood Cottage, Barkway

Description: Owlswood Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 162512

OS Grid Reference: TL3872937181
OS Grid Coordinates: 538729, 237181
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0157, 0.0202

Location: Barkway, Hertfordshire SG8 8DE

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

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Listing Text

TL 33 NE (South side)

3/58 Owlswood Cottage


House, formerly groom's cottage to Newsells Park. Mid C17, extended C19
and C20. Timber frame on brick base. Rendered. Steeply pitched thatched
roof. Originally 3 bay lobby entry with 2 bays added to right. 1 storey
and attic. Entrance to centre of original building, recessed plank door,
12 pane fixed casement to left, 3 light flush frame small pane casement
to far left, 2 light casement and a 2 light dormer with eyebrow
thatching to right. Added bays further right have scattered casements
and an entrance. Ridge stack, rebuilt at head. Left gable end faces road
with high brick and flint plinth, 2 light casements with exposed plates
and purlins. To rear: entrance bay has a C19 extruded stack, 2 light
casements and an entrance. Interior: exposed framing, bar stop chamfered
bearers and joists, passing tension braces, re-used C18 cyma moulded
fireplace lintel. Jowled posts, cambered tie beams, angled queen posts
to principals. Newsells Park House is not listed.

Listing NGR: TL3872937181

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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