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56, Castle Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Saffron Walden, Essex

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Latitude: 52.0259 / 52°1'33"N

Longitude: 0.2416 / 0°14'29"E

OS Eastings: 553890

OS Northings: 238759

OS Grid: TL538387

Mapcode National: GBR MBX.V7F

Mapcode Global: VHHL4.4BLS

Entry Name: 56, Castle Street

Listing Date: 1 November 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196144

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370458

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


669-1/1/79 (South side)
01/11/72 No.56


House, early C19, grey gault brick and brick with cobble
panels, slate roof. Plan rectangular of street range and full
width integral rear wing. 2 storey and cellar. Front N
elevation: 2 window range with central doorway, brickwork good
survival of original black colourwash and mortar with tucked
pointing. Giant pilasters support plain entablature, central
upper panel with Greek key motif, all in stucco. Eaves soffit
board similarly decorated and with `jewel' motifs. Windows
slight segment heads, stuccoed voussoirs, all sashes, glazing
bars, 3x4 panes, some early glass. Doorway, wooden, flat
cornice hood, simple entablature but jambs decorated with
recessed moulded panels with nail head. Contemporary door has
2 recessed panels with roundels. Cellar grilles each side.
Rear, S elevation: broad 2-storey gabled wing, brick with
flint cobble panels, rendered gable, first floor casement
window 2x3 panes, rest obscured. W end elevation blank.

Listing NGR: TL5389038759

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