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Statutory Address:

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

North Hertfordshire (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TL 38455 35615


BARKWAY HIGH STREET TL 3835 (East side) Barkway

9/24 Nos. 45/47, and 49 27.5.68


Former coaching inn, now 2 houses. Mid C18 with C17 or earlier origins. Extended and altered C19 and C20. Timber frame with brick front and additions. Roughcast and panelled rendering. Tiled roof. No. 47 is 2 bays, No. 49 is 4 bays. Both houses have lobby entrances. 2 storeys and attic. No. 47 has steps up to a central entrance with an C18 5 raised panelled door, C20 doorcase, pilasters and brackets to a pedimental head. Flush frame small pane cross casements. Two 2 light gabled dormers. Central red brick ridge stack. No. 49 ground floor: entrance to left of centre, C19 half glazed and recessed door with a patterned C20 architrave, pedimental head. 2 small pane cross casements to right with segmental heads, a small casement to left. To far left a carriageway through with a timber lintel, brick faced returns. First floor cross casements with a blind opening to right of centre, recessed with segmental heads, a flat headed flush frame to left. 2 hipped 2 light dormers. Red brick ridge stack to right of centre. Front projects beyond right end which is rendered with scoring to resemble ashlar. Roof has a steeper pitch to front slope. C18 red brick and tiled service and former stabling wings extend to rear of each house. 2 storey, 2 bay wing from No. 47 has an entrance to yard, horizontal sliding sashes, a stack to rear gable end. Further additions to rear. 1 storey and attic wing from No. 49 is part whitewashed. An entrance to yard, 2 gabled dormers, a stack to rear gable end and outer elevation. Interior: No. 47 has some exposed framing, a large inglenook fireplace and a reset ovolo moulded bearer. No. 49 not inspected. Formerly the Bull Public House.

Listing NGR: TL3845535615


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

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Date: 17 Jul 2000
Reference: IOE01/02806/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr L.W. Smith. Source Historic England Archive
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