History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

The Vineyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Saffron Walden, Essex

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.


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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196256

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370747

Location: Saffron Walden, Uttlesford, Essex, CB10

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

Civil Parish: Saffron Walden

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Find accommodation in
Saffron Walden

Listing Text


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

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

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.