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Prospect House

A Grade II Listed Building in Saffron Walden, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0259 / 52°1'33"N

Longitude: 0.2394 / 0°14'21"E

OS Eastings: 553736

OS Northings: 238759

OS Grid: TL537387

Mapcode National: GBR MBX.TKR

Mapcode Global: VHHL4.3BDR

Entry Name: Prospect House

Listing Date: 1 November 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196147

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370470

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 CASTLE STREET
669-1/1/89 (North side (off))
01/11/72 Prospect House

II

House. Early C19, with extensive C20 additions. Approx 40m N
of street and facing N between No.69 (qv) and Methodist Church
(qv). Brick, rendered and colourwashed, slate roof. Plan
irregular U shape with original rectangular house plus
extensive C20 rear additions on S side. 2 storeys and
basement. Front, N elevation: 3 bays, steps up to central
doorway in arch headed recess, frame moulded, round headed
overlight with ornate glazing bars, door C20 boarded and
battened, recessed round headed window each side, sashes with
glazing bars, radial at head, 3x3 panes plus radial panes.
Basement, segment headed window below sashes 3x2 panes. First
floor, 3 similar sash windows 4x3 panes, roof fully hipped
with deep eaves, rendered stack in each side roof pitch. E end
elevation: original block red brick with scored pointing,
stack through roof in centre. Windows C20 with glazing bars,
ground floor, single 4x4 panes sash, first floor two 2-light
casements 4x2 panes. W end elevation: similar to E end but
with C20 red brick slated ground floor lean-to at S end with
2x4 paned casement window in N end possibly of C19 origin as
rear W wall partly of brick with flint cobble panels. N end,
fully glazed doorway, 3x6 panes. First floor, 1 single-light
and one 2-light casement window. Rear, S elevation: ground
floor obscured by C20 addition of lean-to conservatory to E
and long room with 3-cant bay window to W. First floor of old
house, 3 similar segment headed windows with glazing bars, 3x4
panes.


Listing NGR: TL5369338654

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