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The Pharmacy, Sawbridgeworth

Description: The Pharmacy

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 October 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 160726

OS Grid Reference: TL4816514887
OS Grid Coordinates: 548165, 214887
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8130, 0.1480

Location: Bell Street, Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire CM21 9QH

Locality: Sawbridgeworth
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: CM21 9QH

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Listing Text

(North Side)
TL 4816 1488:3/16 No 7
(The Pharmacy)
Later C17. Tall plastered house with steep roof and 2 shopfronts, 2 storeys
and attics, 5 windows. 2 gable chimney stacks in red brick, internal on E
and external on W. Small rear wing at W end, 2 storeys with internal lateral
stack. Old red tile roofs. Timberframed plastered and lined as ashlar.
Bellcast to eaves at front. Canted soffit boards supported on broad plaster
cove which is returned before corners and breaks forward over each window,
C18 flush box sashes with moulded architraves, thick glazing bars and 6/6
panes of crown glass, central door removed and 2 early C19 shopfronts now
linked. W one pilastered and has continuous entablature supported on
acanthus decorated brackets. Returns along the W gable up to the chimney.
Plinth breaks forward under pilasters. Narrow panelled soffit to continuous
cornice. E shopfront has similar pilasters and details but plain scrolled
brackets. Attics lit at front by 1 gabled dormer. Leaded-light wooden
casements to this and W gable window. Prominent when entering town from W.

Listing NGR: TL4816514887

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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