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King Edward Vi Almshouses, West Block

A Grade II Listed Building in Saffron Walden, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0221 / 52°1'19"N

Longitude: 0.2356 / 0°14'8"E

OS Eastings: 553490

OS Northings: 238324

OS Grid: TL534383

Mapcode National: GBR MC3.0F4

Mapcode Global: VHHL4.1FDP

Entry Name: King Edward Vi Almshouses, West Block

Listing Date: 1 November 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196108

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370364

Location: Saffron Walden, Uttlesford, Essex, CB10

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

Civil Parish: Saffron Walden

Built-Up Area: Saffron Walden

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

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Listing Text


SAFFRON WALDEN

TL5338 ABBEY LANE
669-1/1/7 (North side)
01/11/72 King Edward VI Almshouses, west
block

GV II

Almshouses. 1881. Built by GS Gibson to expand the
accommodation of existing central and E blocks (qv).
Grey/yellow brick. Slate roof. Rectangular plan. 2 storeys. E
front elevation: 6 window range, windows have chamfered brick
reveals, cast splayed sills and moulded labels and are of
paired lights with wooden, hollow chamfered frames and
horizontal sliding sashes each 4x4 panes. Doorways in bays 2
and 5. Doors have lower panels of chamfered boards, upper
glazing, 2x2 panes. Roof concealed by parapet with moulded
coping and string. 3 stacks with diagonal shafts, 4 in centre
and 2 on outer pair. N and S end of block diagonally
buttressed with finials. S end elevation: decorated with
ground and first floor blind window and upper recess. Gable
parapet with string and finials. Plaque, GS Gibson, 1881. Rear
W elevation: full length C20 single storey red brick lean-to
addition with 2 gabled 2-storey block equally spaced along
run. Casement windows with glazing bars. Back doors have
recessed lower panels and 2x3 upper glazing.
(White M: Saffron Walden's History: Saffron Walden: 1991-:
94).


Listing NGR: TL5349038324

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