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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1102601
English Heritage Legacy ID: 162497
Location: Barkway, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG8
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
BARKWAY HIGH STREET
TL 3835 (West side)
9/43 Nos. 62, and 64
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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