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Clockhouse Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Barkway, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.997 / 51°59'49"N

Longitude: 0.0138 / 0°0'49"E

OS Eastings: 538353

OS Northings: 235084

OS Grid: TL383350

Mapcode National: GBR K8B.Q9T

Mapcode Global: VHHL6.625G

Plus Code: 9F32X2W7+QG

Entry Name: Clockhouse Cottage

Listing Date: 3 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174932

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162508

Location: Barkway, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG8

County: 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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Description

BARKWAY HIGH STREET
TL 3835 (West side)
Barkway

9/54 No. 158
(Clockhouse Cottage)

- II


Turnpike toll house, now a dwelling. Late C18, extended and altered C20.
Roughcast brick. Steeply pitched tiled roof. Originally 2 bays, extended
1 bay to left. 2 storeys. Entrance with plank door to right. 2 light
small pane casements, slightly recessed with segmental heads. First
floor right hand window has an iron bracket for left light possibly
relating to original tollgate function, next to this is a clock in a
round chamfered opening with a bracketed hood. Cogged brick eaves. Right
gable end parapet and internal stack. Original left end stack now
adjoins added left bay with a slightly higher ridge. Left end ground
floor bow window and first floor 2 light casement. Attached to right is
a low 1 storey weatherboarded outbuilding with a steeply pitched roof, a
further lower outbuilding to far right with a stack. Lean-to outshuts to
rear. Interior not inspected. The house is set at an angle so as to
provide a view of the road as it approaches Barkway. Listed for
historical interest.


Listing NGR: TL3835335084

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