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62 and 64, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Barkway, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0023 / 52°0'8"N

Longitude: 0.0153 / 0°0'55"E

OS Eastings: 538438

OS Northings: 235679

OS Grid: TL384356

Mapcode National: GBR K8B.JP2

Mapcode Global: VHHL0.6XYX

Entry Name: 62 and 64, High Street

Listing Date: 10 February 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102601

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162497

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

BARKWAY HIGH STREET
TL 3835 (West side)
Barkway

9/43 Nos. 62, and 64
10.2.82

GV II


Former coaching inn, now 2 dwellings. Late C17, refronted and reroofed
c.1820. Red brick, slate roof. Timber framed rear wing, weatherboarded
and brick cased, steeply pitched tiled roof. Symmetrical 2:3:2 front. 2
storeys and cellar. Centre bays break forward slightly with ground floor
glazing bar sashes and first floor 6 pane sashes with vertical glazing
bars, all recessed with cambered heads. Blind horizontal panels below
first floor windows. Above a dentilled brick pediment with a central
oculus. Outer bays have a high plinth with cellar openings. Steps up to
entrances towards centre, recessed part glazed doors, doorcases with
reeded brackets to entablatures with outer triglyphs and mutules. Outer
tripartite sashes on ground floor, first floor sashes as to centre.
Slight rebates at return angles. Stacks to left of centre and internal
at ends, all in front of ridge, that to right slightly extruded with
offsets. Gable end blind and inserted openings with cambered heads, late
C17 brick towards rear retaining original parapets with kneelers. To
rear left extends early long former service wing. 1 storey and attic.
Inner elevation has weatherboarding, 2 box dormers, ridge stack, outer
elevation faced in red and white brick, the latter rat-trap bonded. To
rear centre is a catslide roof over an early lean-to outshut with 2
entrances, 4 glazing bar sashes, a large hipped dormer and 3 small 2
light box dormers. To rear right a separate lean-to with a truncated
stack on return, extruded with tumbled in offsets. Interior: early C19
stair with slat balusters, simple dados and cornices, some C19 inn
fittings, some exposed timbers and early brickwork in rear wing.
Formerly the Wheatsheaf and Angel Public Houses.


Listing NGR: TL3843835679

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