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Latitude: 52.0305 / 52°1'49"N
Longitude: 0.2313 / 0°13'52"E
OS Eastings: 553169
OS Northings: 239247
OS Grid: TL531392
Mapcode National: GBR MBW.R97
Mapcode Global: VHHL3.Y7N8
Entry Name: The Vineyard
Listing Date: 4 December 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1196256
English Heritage Legacy ID: 370747
Location: Saffron Walden, Uttlesford, Essex, CB10
Civil Parish: Saffron Walden
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
TL53NW WINDMILL HILL
669-1/3/328 (East side)
04/12/90 The Vineyard
Large Victorian mansion. 1864. Architect William Beck. For
William Tuke, local banker. Red brick, stone dressings, slate
roof, irregular plan. 2 storeys and attics. House in high
Victorian Gothic style with polychrome decoration, projecting
gables, one and 1 storey bay windows, gable dormers and stair
turret. Detailing to corbelled brick eaves and windows in
Venetian Gothic style. Range of window forms of 1 and 4
lights, with combination of 2-centre arched heads (and square
heads); colonnette mullions and mullions and transoms, some
with trefoiled tracery and head moulds.
INTERIOR: virtually unaltered with principal rooms opening off
E facing hall. Hall constructed in ashlar (now painted); stone
fireplace with deep canopy; quarter turn timber staircase with
carved splat and quatre-foil infill tracery; Venetian gallery
at first floor with marble columns, acanthus leaf capitals
supporting 2-centred arches with moulded soffits. Carved stone
cornice with carved corbels supporting carved timber bridging
joists. Timber panelled ceiling. Full height 4-light E window,
stone, with 3 mullions and transom, and trefoiled heads;
leaded quarries with colour glass margin lights and roundels.
Drawing room has 4-light window, formerly possibly unglazed,
opening into conservatory (now demolished) with serpentine
colonnettes and carved stone capitals, spandrels and cornice.
Carved stone fireplace with panel containing figures above
mantel; softwood timber cornices to ceiling and windows and
moulded timber panel ceiling. All other rooms retain original
detail, including purpose-designed fireplaces, some with Dutch
tiles, softwood 6 panelled doors with chamfered rails and
stiles and timber panelled ceilings.
Listing NGR: TL5316939247
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