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61 and 63, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Saffron Walden, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0219 / 52°1'18"N

Longitude: 0.2392 / 0°14'21"E

OS Eastings: 553736

OS Northings: 238311

OS Grid: TL537383

Mapcode National: GBR MC3.78T

Mapcode Global: VHHL4.3F9V

Entry Name: 61 and 63, High Street

Listing Date: 1 November 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196192

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370594

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 HIGH STREET
669-1/1/208 (West side)
01/11/72 Nos.61 AND 63

GV II

Gothick villa. Late C19. By William Beck. Red Flemish bond
brickwork with stone and gault brick dressings. Gabled roof of
decorative clay pantiles with crested ridges. 2 storeys with
attics and 3 large red brick stacks with linked octagonal
shafts.
Front to High Street has projecting gable with carved and
cusped bargeboards. This has attic window with stone surround
of 2 lights, pointed relieving arch and stone trefoiled
spandrel block. First floor here has similar 3-light window
with stone surround. Stone moulded string band at first floor
height around building. Ground floor of projecting wing has
two 2-light windows with stone surrounds, pointed arches and
stone cusping in spandrels. 2 iron grilles over 4-light
basement window. The recessed part of elevation, to N, has a
gabled dormer with decorative bargeboard on vertical
continuation of front wall. Window as attic in projecting
wing. First floor has two 2-light windows and one single
light. Ground floor has pointed stone arched doorway and
glazed, stone quatrefoil in spandrel. Contemporary door is
boarded with strap hinges. 6 stone steps and stone balustrade.
Canted stone bay window with stone hipped roof, square at base
with 4-light basement window and iron Gothick railings to
area. Recessed elevation to N of front wing has single light
arched window to first floor over pointed arched stone door
surround, 6 stone steps and stone balustrade with bootscraper.
Boarded door with strap hinges. Single light windows in S
flank of projecting wing. Exposed S flank elevation has gabled
2-light attic window and one 2-light and one small single
light window on first floor. Ground floor has entrance door in
stone surround with flat stone lintel, rectangular fanlight
and door with 2 glazed panels and coloured glass. Also, 2 tall
single light windows similar to others. Rear elevation similar
in character with 2 timber-framed gabled corners, flat roofed
C20 rear extension and C20 conservatory.
INTERIOR has moulded cornices and staircase with moulded newel
and stick baulsters.


Listing NGR: TL5373638311

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