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Alpha Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Saffron Walden, Essex

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Latitude: 52.0202 / 52°1'12"N

Longitude: 0.244 / 0°14'38"E

OS Eastings: 554076

OS Northings: 238131

OS Grid: TL540381

Mapcode National: GBR MC3.8J0

Mapcode Global: VHHL4.5HW5

Entry Name: Alpha Place

Listing Date: 31 October 1994

Last Amended: 15 November 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196168

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370528

Location: Saffron Walden, Uttlesford, Essex, CB11

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


669-1/2/144 (West side)
Nos.1-16 (consec) Alpha Place


Pair of confronting terraces of artisan houses at right-angles
to Fairycroft Road, central path between N (Nos.9-16) and S
(Nos.1-8) terraces with front gardens. Yellow gault brick,
hipped slate roofs. Date plaque on end of S block 1850.
Rectangular plans. 3 storeys with integral 2 storey rear
out-shuts. Front, inner elevation: each house has single
segment headed window on each floor, sashes with glazing bars,
second floor, 4x3 panes, ground and first floors horned sashes
4x4 panes. Doorways segment headed, 9 original doors, beaded
flush panels. Houses alternate with mirror image elevations.
Round headed rear access passage between pairs and shared
chimney stacks. Rear, outer elevations: red brick, single
ground and first floor windows,segment headed, 2-light
casements with glazing bars, 4x4 panes. Segment headed
doorway, door of 4 panels upper 2 glazed. E end elevation:
hipped roofs with integral rear outshuts, 2 window range, most
now blocked, sashes remain only in S range, ground floor one
3x4 panes, second floor one 4x3 panes. W end elevation:
fenestration similar but in reverse. A cast-iron pump stands
outside the gate of No.5. C20 alteration includes a C20 porch
on Nos 7 & 9 and an early C20 bay window on No.10.

Listing NGR: TL5407638131

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