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Number 78 and Barkway Stores

A Grade II Listed Building in Barkway, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0014 / 52°0'5"N

Longitude: 0.0151 / 0°0'54"E

OS Eastings: 538423

OS Northings: 235583

OS Grid: TL384355

Mapcode National: GBR K8B.JM6

Mapcode Global: VHHL0.6YTK

Entry Name: Number 78 and Barkway Stores

Listing Date: 27 May 1968

Last Amended: 3 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174424

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162500

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

9/46 No. 78 and Barkway Stores
27.5.68 (formerly listed as
No. 78 [Post Office]
and No. 80)

GV II


House and shop. c.1700, altered early C19, extended late C19. Timber
frame, roughcast and rendered. Hipped tiled roof. 3 bays. 2 storeys and
attic. Ground floor: central entrance with steps up to a 2 fielded
panelled door, rectangular fanlight, doorcase with panelled jambs,
richly carved brackets to hood with moulded soffit. To left an early C19
shop front, steps up to central 2/3 glazed door with patterned
rectangular fanlight, flanking large 4 pane windows, simple moulded
architrave with roundels at upper angles, projecting cornice. To right a
16 pane flush moulded frame sash. Similar sashes on first floor of 16,
12 and 16 panes. Coved eaves. Three 2 light gabled dormers. Gablets on
ends, that to right buttressing a red brick stack with offsets, left end
stack removed. Narrow full height hipped stair wing to rear centre with
a cellar door and a small sash. Lean-to outshut to rear left. Late C19
lower 2 storey wing extends to rear right, large sashes, a horizontal
sliding sash, shingled roof. Interior: reset mid to late C17 panelling
in entrance hall to dogleg staircase with thin vase balusters, moulded
handrail, closed string. Architraved doors, tension braces in walling,
butt purlin roof.


Listing NGR: TL3842335583

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