Kitchen Garden Walls

26 Jun 2002
Kitchen Garden Walls, Bridge End Gardens, Saffron Walden, Uttlesford, Essex
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TL5338 BRIDGE END GARDENS 669-1/1/356 Kitchen Garden wall


Garden wall on 3 sides of old kitchen garden comprising N boundary wall of Bridge End Gardens. 2 lengths, SE-NW each of 50m, linking length SW-NE 73m, 3.07m high. Date plaque 1840-G (Gibson). Red brick in Flemish bond. NW wall has some burnt bricks included. Exterior pilaster buttresses. SW wall has brick semicircular coping with lower side roll and cavetto each side. Simple wide gateway with plain brick piers and adjacent pedestrian doorway, both now with C20 board and battened doors. Ground rises to NW and wall shaped up towards NW end. NW wall: plain brick coping with square set brick dentils. Date plaque central on internal face. NE end has some C20 rebuilding with an internal ramped buttress. SW end has C20 red brick lean to shed in internal angle with SW wall, corrugated asbestos cement roof, boarded and battened door. NE wall: similar to NW wall but brick dentils set diagonally. Wall shaped down 4 times to accommodate hill slope. S end has C20 flat roofed Fletton brick shed within garden.

Listing NGR: TL5353038871


This is part of the Series: IOE\Phillips_Tony IOE Records for Phillips, Tony; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


Copyright IoE Dr Tony Phillips. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Phillips, Tony

Rights Holder: Phillips, Tony


Brick, Victorian Gate, Unassigned, Garden Wall, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Monument <By Form>, Wall, Barrier, Kitchen Garden, Agriculture And Subsistence, Garden, Land Use Site, Shed, Building