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Shop Premises of Charles Riches and Private House to Rear, Sawbridgeworth

Description: Shop Premises of Charles Riches and Private House to Rear

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 160854

OS Grid Reference: TL4840214809
OS Grid Coordinates: 548402, 214809
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8122, 0.1514

Location: Church Street, Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire CM21 9AE

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

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Listing Text

(East side)
No 1
_ (Shop premises of
Charles Riches and
TL 4839 1480:3/41 6.6.52 private house to rear)
C18 house. Shop building C19 to corner, lower part in Church Street
probably earlier. Tall timber frame plastered house with steep tiled
roof. Front lined as ashlar. S flank wall uncovered by demolition in
1981 showed panelled chevron pargetting covered over in C19. 2 storeys
above brick base. Symmetrical 5 window front. Flush box sashes with
glazing bars. Modillioned eaves cornice. Central 6 panel door.
Pilasters support full entablature with Gothic fret in frieze and
triangular pediment. Shop building adjacent has 2 storey plastered
facade with steep hipped slate roof, overhanging bracketed eaves and deep
plain frieze up to canted corner. 3 window 2 storey part in Church Street
has similar bracketed eaves to slate roof but lacks frieze. Flush box
sash windows with moulded architraves but late C19, 2/2 paned sashes.
Continuous C19 shop front with paired pilasters, deep fascia, and paired
brackets supporting continuous overhanging cornice. Interesting buildings
prominent in street views.

Listing NGR: TL4840214809

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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