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Shop Premises of Charles Riches and Private House to Rear

A Grade II Listed Building in Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8122 / 51°48'43"N

Longitude: 0.1514 / 0°9'4"E

OS Eastings: 548402

OS Northings: 214809

OS Grid: TL484148

Mapcode National: GBR LD5.930

Mapcode Global: VHHM1.KQW3

Entry Name: Shop Premises of Charles Riches and Private House to Rear

Listing Date: 6 June 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101626

English Heritage Legacy ID: 160854

Location: Sawbridgeworth, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, CM21

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Sawbridgeworth

Built-Up Area: Sawbridgeworth

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Sawbridgeworth

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

THE SQUARE
1.
5253
(East side)
No 1
_ (Shop premises of
Charles Riches and
TL 4839 1480:3/41 6.6.52 private house to rear)
II GV
2.
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

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