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35 and 37, Knight Street, Sawbridgeworth

Description: 35 and 37, Knight Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 160791

OS Grid Reference: TL4839714829
OS Grid Coordinates: 548397, 214829
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8124, 0.1513

Location: 1 Church Street, Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire CM21 9AX

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

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Nos 35 and 37
TL 4839 1482:3/59 6.6.52
C18 exterior features. Proportions suggest C16 or C17 structure, L-shaped
with secondary front to Church Street. Timberframe plastered. Steep old
red tile roof hipped at corner and at E end but gabled to N. Modillioned
eaves cornice. 2 storey, 3 windows to W. C18 flush box sashes with
moulded architraves and 6/6 panes. C19 shopfront with slender pilasters
and full entablature breaking forward over scrolled brackets. Corner door
blocked. Entablature continues round corner over small shop window in
Church Street. Similar pilasters,brackets and entablature at some height
to wide double doors (formerly glazed) in Church Street. Walls have
pargetting in small raised panels above a low plinth. 2 low windows to
1st floor in Church Street, E window flush sash,window with moulded
architrave and 12/6 panes, W window same size but triple Victorian sash
window with 1/1 panes. External gable chimney to N. Smaller internal
gable stack to S. C19 single storey and cellar narrow stucco extension to
E end in Church Street. High plinth with 2 cast iron vents to cellar.
Continuous cill band. 3 narrow round headed windows with glass deeply
recessed. Keystones run up to full entablature with stucco modillioned
cornice and blocking course with moulded coping. Ceiling follows slopes
of roof and has ornamental cast iron brackets. Main building appears in
a drawing by J C Buckler of 1834 with a smaller shopfront onto Knight Street
but with same roof form and appearance. Important in street views from
W and S.

Listing NGR: TL4839814832

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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