78, 80 And 82 High Street

14 Jul 2002
78, 80 And 82 High Street, Saffron Walden, Uttlesford, Essex, CB10 1EE
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


TL5338 HIGH STREET 669-1/1/221 (East side) 01/11/72 Nos.78, 80 AND 82


2 houses and office. c1840. Flemish bond brickwork with red stretchers and blue headers and decorative slate hipped roof. 3 storeys with basement and `L' plan. 2 narrow identical terrace houses and larger unit on corner with Gold Street. High Street elevation has modillioned eaves cornice and frieze of foliate scroll ornament in stucco. 3 large red brick stacks. The second floor has 3 square plain double-hung sash windows in segmental headed moulded stucco surrounds. The first floor has 3 semicircular headed plain double-hung sashes in similar moulded stucco surrounds. Deep stucco band above ground floor. The ground floor of Nos 78 & 80 each have a plain double-hung sash window in stucco surround and similar surrounds to doors which have reactangular fanlights and stone steps. Basement areas with wrought-iron railings and a segmental headed window to light each basement. No.78 has 5 panel door and No.80 has contemporary door of 2 vertical panels. No.82 has similar door surround, C20 glazed panel door and small paned shopfronts with slight bow. Corner to Gold Street is quadrant curve, slightly recessed. Second floor of Gold Street elevation has 2 blind window recesses and one 12 paned double-hung sash. First floor has 2 semicircular headed blind recesses and one plain double-hung sash in semicircular headed opening. Rear elevation of No.82 has, on the second floor, 2 infilled openings and a small paned double-hung sash, all with apron panels beneath. The first floor has 2 semicircular headed blind recesses and staircase window with semicircular head and radiating glazing bars. The rear of each terrace house has 2 small paned double-hung sashes on first 2 floors, one of which has semicircular head as stair window. Ground floors have a single double-hung sash and rear door. INTERIOR: No.80 has dogleg staircase with column newels and stick balusters and contiunous curved soffit. Front windows have internal folding shutters and much period detail including panelled door. Pilastered fireplace in front ground floor room. Entrance hall has rear arch to staircase on decorative corbels.

Listing NGR: TL5379038228


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0547 IOE Records taken by Dominic Davey; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Dominic Davey. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Davey, Dominic

Rights Holder: Davey, Dominic


Brick, Slate, Stucco, Wrought Iron, Georgian Terrace, Victorian Domestic, Multiple Dwelling, Dwelling, Terraced House, Monument <By Form>, House, Railings, Barrier, Shop, Commercial, Office, Unassigned, Building