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Owlswood Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Barkway, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 52.0157 / 52°0'56"N

Longitude: 0.0202 / 0°1'12"E

OS Eastings: 538729

OS Northings: 237181

OS Grid: TL387371

Mapcode National: GBR K84.RWG

Mapcode Global: VHHL0.9LHL

Entry Name: Owlswood Cottage

Listing Date: 3 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102606

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162512

Location: Barkway, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG8

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: 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 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 from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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