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The Retreat

A Grade II Listed Building in Barkway, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 52.0001 / 52°0'0"N

Longitude: 0.0151 / 0°0'54"E

OS Eastings: 538430

OS Northings: 235435

OS Grid: TL384354

Mapcode National: GBR K8B.JMN

Mapcode Global: VHHL0.6ZVL

Plus Code: 9F422228+22

Entry Name: The Retreat

Listing Date: 3 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347376

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162482

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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TL 3835 (East side)
No. 75
(The Retreat)


House. Circa 1800 with later c19 and C20 additions. Whitewashed and rendered
brick. Tiled roof. 3 bays. 2 storeys and attic. Plinth. Central
entrance, 6 fielded panelled door with diamond patterned rectangular
fanlight, reeded architrave. Glazing bar sashes with open moulded
frames, slightly recessed, timber lintels, slightly cambered heads on
ground floor. Oversailing brick courses to close eaves. 2 light hipped
dormers with horizontal sliding sashes, moulded heads. Internal end
stacks, that to right larger. Extending to left from facade is a small
section of wall incorporating some earlier brickwork. Rendered left
gable end. To rear left is 1 bay 2 storey late C19 wing with a white
brick end stack, sashes and casements. Beyond this a slightly lower C20
addition. Interior: dogleg staircase with slat balusters, swept handrail.

Listing NGR: TL3843035435

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