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Ashcroft Court

A Grade II* Listed Building in Saffron Walden, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0242 / 52°1'27"N

Longitude: 0.2399 / 0°14'23"E

OS Eastings: 553778

OS Northings: 238562

OS Grid: TL537385

Mapcode National: GBR MC3.1GL

Mapcode Global: VHHL4.3DP3

Entry Name: Ashcroft Court

Listing Date: 28 November 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196153

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370485

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 CHURCH STREET
669-1/1/106 (South side)
28/11/51 Nos.19 AND 21
Ashcroft Court

GV II*

2 houses and shop converted in late C20 for office use. c1800,
fronting earlier framed building. Timber-framed, gault brick,
peg-tiled roof, red brick stack. Plan U shape of street range
with rear framed wings. 2 storeys and cellars. Front N
elevation: long brick range with parapet, brick string course
and end pilasters. Roof hipped at W end. 3 window range,
segment headed on first floor, all early C19 but repaired,
sashes with glazing bars, 4x4 panes, ground floor E window as
above, central window C20 tripartite sash with glazing bars,
1x2, 4x2, 1x2 panes. W end C20 reconstructed C19 butchers
shop, long fascia head board over shop and passageway. Shop
has C20 tripartite sash window with glazing bars, 1x4, 4x4,
1x4 panes, doorway canted into passage, door of 4 panels.
Adjacent C20 2-leaf boarded stable door. Passageway opposite E
side, C20 4-panel door, passageway has 2 cross tie-beams and
axial beam with C19 iron strap ties, also suspension hooks. 2
arched cellar recesses below centre window, blocked below E
window with pavement grille. W end elevation: street unit roof
gable stopped at rear with wing at lower level. C17 trapped
side purlin construction on wing S end gable mainly
timber-framed and plastered. Ground floor of street unit in
brick. E end elevation: similar with S end gable revealing
timber wall plate and rafter. RCHM records the survival of a
mullioned window, possibly not in original position, also the
presence of 2 C15 roof trusses said to survive above ceiling
level.


Listing NGR: TL5377838562

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