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2, High Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Barkway, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 52.0045 / 52°0'16"N

Longitude: 0.0158 / 0°0'56"E

OS Eastings: 538466

OS Northings: 235930

OS Grid: TL384359

Mapcode National: GBR K8B.BSN

Mapcode Global: VHHL0.7W66

Plus Code: 9F422238+R8

Entry Name: 2, High Street

Listing Date: 24 July 1973

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102599

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162492

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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- II*

House. c.1500, smoke hood inserted in late C16, stack and floor in early
C17. Extended in C18, restored 1978. Timber frame on brick base, part
exposed, largely plastered. Tiled roofs. 3 bay end hall house, storeyed
bay with jettied gable end towards road, extended by two 1 bay additions
to rear. Now all 2 storeys. Narrow gable end to road has exposed
framing, close studding, passing tension braces. Jetty on 3 curved
braces. Jowled posts, cambered tie beam, struts to collar with end of
collar purlin exposed. Inserted leaded lights, bargeboards. 2 and 3
light C20 flush frame casements on returns. Between 2 original hall bays
behind storeyed front bay is a ridge stack, cap rebuilt. Right return
has catslide roof over early lean-to outshut behind 2 hall bays. First
bay added to rear has a lower ridge to a gambrel roof with a C20
entrance porch on left return. Further bay to rear has a shallower pitch
to roof. Ridge stack between 2 added bays. Second entrance to rear.
Interior: late C16 timber framed smoke hood survives with original panel
framing, mud and straw infill and blackened interior, later brick stack
inserted within smoke hood. Crown post roof, soot blackened rafters. C17
stop chamfered bearer and joists inserted in hall. (Pevsner 1977:
Hertfordshire Countryside, vol.33, 229, May 1978, p.35: RCHM

Listing NGR: TL3846635930

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