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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: 1102606



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: 162512

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3/58 Owlswood Cottage


House, formerly groom's cottage to Newsells Park. Mid C17, extended C19 and C20. Timber frame on brick base. Rendered. Steeply pitched thatched roof. Originally 3 bay lobby entry with 2 bays added to right. 1 storey and attic. Entrance to centre of original building, recessed plank door, 12 pane fixed casement to left, 3 light flush frame small pane casement to far left, 2 light casement and a 2 light dormer with eyebrow thatching to right. Added bays further right have scattered casements and an entrance. Ridge stack, rebuilt at head. Left gable end faces road with high brick and flint plinth, 2 light casements with exposed plates and purlins. To rear: entrance bay has a C19 extruded stack, 2 light casements and an entrance. Interior: exposed framing, bar stop chamfered bearers and joists, passing tension braces, re-used C18 cyma moulded fireplace lintel. Jowled posts, cambered tie beams, angled queen posts to principals. Newsells Park House is not listed.

Listing NGR: TL3872937181

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National Grid Reference: TL 38729 37181


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