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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1102588



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Barkway

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Jun-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 162468

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BARKWAY HIGH STREET TL 3835 (East side) Barkway 9/14 No. 3 (Swan Cottage)


House. Early to mid C17, extended and altered in C18 and subsequently. Timber frame on red brick base. Rendered with some weatherboarding. Steeply pitched tiled roof. 3 cells, originally probably a through passage plan. 2 storeys with cellar. High plinth with a cellar window to right. Ground floor: steps up to entrance to left of centre, plank door with early C19 timber architrave with shaped brackets to pedimental hood. 3 light small pane flush frame casements with hood boards. First floor similar 2 light casements. Boxed eaves. To right of centre a cross axial stack with 2 original octagonal shafts. Attached to left an early 1 bay, 1 storey gabled outshut with a 3 light casement. Weatherboarded gable ends. Slate roofed, weatherboarded C19 continuous lean-to outshut to rear. To rear right an C18 1 storey kitchen wing with an attached former barn with corrugated sheet roofing. C20 2 storey gabled wing to rear left. Interior: exposed framing with stop ovolo moulded axial bearer in 'hall' bay. Formerly the Swan Public House.

Listing NGR: TL3849135885

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National Grid Reference: TL 38491 35885


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