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3, Market Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Saffron Walden, Essex

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Latitude: 52.0233 / 52°1'24"N

Longitude: 0.2419 / 0°14'30"E

OS Eastings: 553921

OS Northings: 238474

OS Grid: TL539384

Mapcode National: GBR MC3.20M

Mapcode Global: VHHL4.4DRR

Entry Name: 3, Market Street

Listing Date: 1 November 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196226

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370680

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


669-1/1/294 (East side)
01/11/72 No.3


Shop. Early/mid C19 with C19 and C20 rear additions, C20
refurbishment. Stuccoed brick, peg tile and slate roof.
Rectangular plan of principal range and 2 additions. 3
W front elevation: classical composition but asymmetrical.
Stucco work has traces of ashlar lining. Windows and door have
consoles. Deep peg-tiled roof, eaves with shaped brackets. 2
stacks, one off centre to N, other at S end, stuccoed with
cornice and shaped dentils. Ground floor central doorway with
flat cornice hood, overlight and C20 8 panelled door. To N,
canted bay window in stuccoed brickwork, plain C19 sashes. To
S, original shop and doorway aperture now fully reworked in
C20 with 3x5 paned fully glazed door. First and second floor 3
window range, to S from centre all sashes with glazing bars,
3x4 panes, on first floor windows are pedimented in stucco
work with decoration within pediments. To N of centre, simple
sash window with moulded stucco architrave, glazing bars, 4x6
panes set between first and second storey height. S end
elevation to Hill Street. Gable end of range with projecting
gable and eaves brackets. Ground floor stuccoed wall extended
to E along street with 3 shop windows and doorway in building
style, C20 plate glass window and C20 door.
Rear, E elevation: ground and first floor has deep C19 slated
lean-to with similar lean-to behind wall to Hill Street,
segment headed windows and doorways. Rear of principal range
red brick to N, S end stuccoed with 5x4 paned sash window.
Single casement ramped dormer window at N end of peg-tiled
roof. Deep gabled glass-roofed dormer window through lean-to
below with 2-light casement, each 2x2 panes. Lean-to extended
with flat roofed C20 canopy on stanchions. The irregularity of
the facade and cracking of the rear brickwork at the N end
suggest the building to be of 2 original units probably
timber-framed to the N.

Listing NGR: TL5392138474

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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