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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.

Name: 93/95 AND 97, HIGH STREET

List entry Number: 1174330



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: 27-May-1968

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 162487

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BARKWAY HIGH STREET TL 3835 (East side) Barkway 9/33 Nos. 93/95, 27.5.68 and 97


House, at one time 3 dwellings now 2. Late C15, floored and stack inserted c.1600, divided and altered mid C18. Timber frame, rendered, part red brick cased, some weatherboarding. Steeply pitched hipped thatched roof. Wealden house. Now all 2 storeys. Hall range has symmetrical C18 red brick refronting below original coved eaves. Central plank and muntin door with gauged brick flat arched head, simple hood and brackets. Flanking openings have gauged brick cambered heads, that to right blind, to left a 16 pane sash. 3 blind horizontal panels above with a horizontal sliding sash to inserted upper floor. Projecting brick course to plaster coving, 2 brackets project to support wall plate. Originally jettied crosswings underbuilt in C18 red brick. Both have outer entrances, plank and muntin doors with simple brackets to hoods. 20 pane glazing bar sashes in shallow reveals. Rendered first floors, a horizontal sliding sash to left, small sash to right. Axial ridge stack inserted in through passage, rebuilt cap. Left return has weatherboarded dado, rendered above, C19 external stack with offsets. Right return is C18 and later red brick. Rendered to rear with mixed casements, some early 2 and 3 light windows. Small slate roofed outshuts added to rear. Interior: exposed framing of large scantling, curved passing tension braces. Hall has shutter grooves, peg holes for a bench at upper end. Crown post roof with downward braces. c.1600 stop chamfered bearer, joists and fireplace lintel. c.1600 painted decoration in hall and parlour. (VCH 1914: Pevsner 1977: RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL3838435301

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, The Victoria History of the County of Hertford, (1914)
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, (1953)

National Grid Reference: TL 38384 35301


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