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The Vineyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Saffron Walden, Essex

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Coordinates

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

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Listing Text


SAFFRON WALDEN

TL53NW WINDMILL HILL
669-1/3/328 (East side)
04/12/90 The Vineyard

II

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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