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Walden Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Saffron Walden, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0216 / 52°1'17"N

Longitude: 0.2343 / 0°14'3"E

OS Eastings: 553401

OS Northings: 238270

OS Grid: TL534382

Mapcode National: GBR MC3.62B

Mapcode Global: VHHL4.0GP1

Entry Name: Walden Lodge

Listing Date: 1 November 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196109

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370366

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
669-1/1/9 (North side)
01/11/72 Walden Lodge

II

Lodge to Audley End park. 1814. Possibly by Thomas Rickman.
Enlarged c1977. Grey brickwork, addition in red brick, low
pitch roof, originally lead. Plan irregular, of original
square block with octagonal stair tower projecting at SE
corner and porch on W front, together with added larger
square, slightly set back on N side with porch on N end, 2
storeys. W front elevation to park: both original and later
units are a single bay. S end (original bay), central
projecting porch, embattled with moulded string, 4-centre
arched doorway with label, inner door original, boarded and
battened, outer door C20 mahogany, 2 leaves. Above, double
casement window, glazing bars, each 2x3 panes, set in plain,
broad, rendered, mock-stone surround, moulded label. All
windows, old and new, are in this style. Embattled parapet and
moulded string which is continued round whole building.
Adjacent, to N, brick unit with single window on each floor,
To N, set back, single storey brick porch in house style with
simple doorway, plain boarded door. E elevation to Hanover
Place: 2 single bayed blocks, old and new, in house style,
newer N block slightly set back, to N, rear blank wall of N
end porch, S end, octagonal stair tower, embattled with
moulded string. Upper stage projects above house roof line and
has blind embrasure in each face. S end elevation: single bay
in house style with a window on both floors, porch blank wall
set back on W side. At E end, stair tower has narrow stair
lights with glazing bars, on ground and first floors, each 1x4
panes. Below lower window a brick is neatly inscribed
G.C.1814. N end elevation: brick block in house style with
single storey projecting porch at E end. Both have a single
ground floor window. INTERIOR. Plain.


Listing NGR: TL5340138270

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