Sewards End Farmhouse

9 Jan 2003
Sewards End Farmhouse, Redgates Lane, Saffron Walden, Uttlesford, Essex, CB10 2LW
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


TL53NE REDGATES LANE, Sewards End 669-1/4/383 No.13 17/06/82 Sewards End Farmhouse


House. C17 with C19 additions, refaced in 1948. Timber-framed and plastered, red brick, peg-tiled roofs. Plan rectangular. 2 storeys and attic and cellars. Front S elevation: twin gables with rebuilt cruciform stack between and central projecting front doorway. Brick faced, shaped barge-boards to gables and porch. 2 window range, all 1948. 3-light casements with transoms 3x4 panes in all. Doorway has moulded architrave, overlight, moulded 4 panel door. Stack set low between gables, flank of gable to E at E end. Rear N elevation: twin gables as front, timber-framed and plastered above brick base. Central C19 stacks to each, E one exterior. 4 scattered windows, 1 ground floor metal framed C19 with 3 lancet heads, one sliding sash window on first floor, single attic window to each gable.

W side elevation: S end brick as on front with contemporary 3-cant ground floor bay window. To N, plastered framing over brick base, 3 window first floor range of C19 sliding sashes plus 2-light casement window inserted. Ground floor, 2 doors, one 3-light sliding sash window with inserted 2-light casement, simple long 4-light window, cellar hatch door. E side elevation: front unit of house projects as gabled wing, brick faced. N return wall timber-framed and plastered, range to N also bricked, scattered casement windows mainly from refurbishment. Central ridge stack with hipped dormer window in line. 2-light casement. Single boarded door. N end gable stack visible. INTERIOR: not inspected but house appears to have begun as a 2-celled lobby entrance building re-aligned in C19 at right angles as 2 parallel ranges. Front elevation wall was plastered framing up to 1948.

Listing NGR: TL5711138536


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