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Berg Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Barkway, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.999 / 51°59'56"N

Longitude: 0.0144 / 0°0'51"E

OS Eastings: 538385

OS Northings: 235315

OS Grid: TL383353

Mapcode National: GBR K8B.QFG

Mapcode Global: VHHL6.60GV

Entry Name: Berg Cottage

Listing Date: 27 May 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347377

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162486

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 (East side)
Barkway

9/32 No. 85
27.5.68 (Berg Cottage)

GV II


House, at one time 3 or more dwellings. Late C17, restored 1935-8 for
Mrs. Berg and c.1960 by W. Weir for the National Trust. Timber frame on
brick base, roughcast. Steeply pitched thatched roof. 5 bay lobby entry
with rear outshut and I bay gable end additions. 2 storeys with 1 storey
additions. Ground floor: plinth is higher and stepped to left, central
steps up to 2 plank doors, 1 blocked, simple architraves, hipped tiled
hood on carved brackets. 3 light leaded flush frame casements, that to
left of entrances canted out on brackets, hoodboards to right with 2
light flush frame timber glazing bar casements to right bay and
addition. First floor: central 2 light lattice casement with date 1687
above and Sun Fire Insurance Marker below, to right a small pane
horizontal sliding sash, elsewhere 3 light lattice casements. Central
cross axial ridge stack. 1 bay additions have separate lower gables.
Right end ground floor weatherboarding, small casements, exposed plates
and purlins. Left end weatherboarded with an attic casement. To rear a
catslide roof to near ground level over a continuous lean-to outshut, 2
dormers with tiles below sills, right bay addition has a stack and
pantiles to rear. Interior not inspected.


Listing NGR: TL3838535315

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