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Number 67 and Garden Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Saffron Walden, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0217 / 52°1'18"N

Longitude: 0.2392 / 0°14'21"E

OS Eastings: 553742

OS Northings: 238283

OS Grid: TL537382

Mapcode National: GBR MC3.7B0

Mapcode Global: VHHL4.3GB1

Entry Name: Number 67 and Garden Walls

Listing Date: 28 November 1951

Last Amended: 31 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280383

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370597

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
669-1/1/211 (West side)
28/11/51 No.67
and garden walls
(Formerly Listed as:
HIGH STREET
No.67)

GV II

Former house, now offices. C16, C18 and early C19.
Timber-framed, part rendered, part stuccoed brickwork. Low
pitched hipped plain tile roof over front range and 3 gabled
plain tile roofed ranges at right angles to rear. 2 storeys
with cellars. Front elevation: stuccoed front has central
pediment and centre breaks forward slightly with 2 overlaid
recessed panels. The first floor has 3 double-hung sash
windows with small panes and margin glazing. The ground floor
has 2 similar windows and central doorcase with pediment,
enriched Doric pilasters, panelled reveals and frieze of 2
sunflowers and 2 unidentifiable decorative motifs. Remade
wrought-iron handrails with bootscrapers. C20 door and 4
painted steps. Eaves have wide spaced dentils. 2 wrought-iron
shaped grilles over cellar lights. Rear elevation shows 2
stacks and 2 of the gables are linked and have cladding of
English-bond red brickwork. Above tie-beam level on one is
cladding of stretcher-bond red brickwork. Glazed rear lean-to
extension on rear. S flank is ashlared with a pair of linked
plain double-hung sashes and a C19 12 paned window. High brick
GARDEN WALLS to rear, one with stone plaque with Roman
lettering `Meeting Trustees'.
INTERIOR: the rear part of the S wing is a cross-wing of the
mid to late C16 with its framing exposed on first floor. This
has jowled posts and internal cranked wind braces. A door in
this room of C17 has cockspur hinges. The entrance hall has
C17 panelling up to dado rail. Large rooms on ground and first
floor at N end, each have fireplaces of mid C18 with eared
surrounds and panelled overmantels framed by Doric pilasters.
Windows to front elevation have canted panelled reveals. Wall
of exposed timber framing on N flanking ground floor. Ground
floor N room has early C19 marble fireplace and corner
cupboard/niche with semi-domed head and shaped shelves.
Staircase has column balusters and newels with acorn finials.
In cellar the main stack has recess for storage shelves and
there are 2 shallow arch-vaulted recesses. Numerous minor C18
and early C19 interior features.


Listing NGR: TL5374238283

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