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Swan Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Barkway, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 52.0041 / 52°0'14"N

Longitude: 0.0162 / 0°0'58"E

OS Eastings: 538491

OS Northings: 235885

OS Grid: TL384358

Mapcode National: GBR K8B.BX3

Mapcode Global: VHHL0.7WDH

Entry Name: Swan Cottage

Listing Date: 3 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102588

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162468

Location: Barkway, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG8

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Barkway

Built-Up Area: Barkway

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Barkway

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 3835 (East side)
No. 3
(Swan Cottage)


House. Early to mid C17, extended and altered in C18 and subsequently.
Timber frame on red brick base. Rendered with some weatherboarding.
Steeply pitched tiled roof. 3 cells, originally probably a through
passage plan. 2 storeys with cellar. High plinth with a cellar window to
right. Ground floor: steps up to entrance to left of centre, plank door
with early C19 timber architrave with shaped brackets to pedimental
hood. 3 light small pane flush frame casements with hood boards. First
floor similar 2 light casements. Boxed eaves. To right of centre a cross
axial stack with 2 original octagonal shafts. Attached to left an early
1 bay, 1 storey gabled outshut with a 3 light casement. Weatherboarded
gable ends. Slate roofed, weatherboarded C19 continuous lean-to outshut
to rear. To rear right an C18 1 storey kitchen wing with an attached
former barn with corrugated sheet roofing. C20 2 storey gabled wing to
rear left. Interior: exposed framing with stop ovolo moulded axial
bearer in 'hall' bay. Formerly the Swan Public House.

Listing NGR: TL3849135885

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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