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1 AND 2, MUSEUM YARD

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: 1 AND 2, MUSEUM YARD

List entry Number: 1025130

Location

1 AND 2, MUSEUM YARD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Saffron Walden

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Nov-1972

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 370693

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Details

SAFFRON WALDEN

TL5338 MUSEUM YARD 669-1/1/306 Nos.1 AND 2 01/11/72

GV II

2 houses. c1800. Timber-framed and plastered, slate roof, red brick stack. Z shaped plan of principal range and 2 later additions. 2 storeys and cellars. Front S elevation: shared central stack and stack at E gable end. No.1 (W), all features C20, 2 window range, casements with glazing bars, ground and first floor, one 2-light 4x3 panes, one 6-light 6x3 panes. Central doorway, door has upper 2x3 paned glazing. Cellar light. No.2 has original plastering with traces of ashlar lining. 2 window range, windows have original moulded architraves and early C20 casements, all 4x3 panes. Ground floor, E end, front door site covered by C20 single storey brick extension to S. Monopitch slate roof, plain door with upper light, window of 3 casements, glazing bars, 6x3 panes. Rear N elevation: construction dictated by house abutting the earthen bailey bank of Saffron Walden Castle (qv). Solid wall of fling cobble and erratics, capped by brickwork, to W end, C19 single storeyed lean-to, slated roof with skylight. 3 C20 casement windows, one 2 light. E end elevation: C19 red brick partly buried in earth bank, timber gable triangle, plastered stack at SE corner.

Listing NGR: TL5378738689

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National Grid Reference: TL 53787 38689

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