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Ordnance survey map of 2 AND 3, ABBEY LANE
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Statutory Address:

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

Uttlesford (District Authority)
Saffron Walden
National Grid Reference:
TL 53663 38366



TL5338 ABBEY LANE 669-1/1/1 (North side) 01/11/72 Nos.2 AND 3


Pair of houses. c1800. Timber-framed and plastered, peg-tiled roof. U shaped plan of original rectangular block. 2 storeys and attics with cellars, with full length 2-storey rear lean-to, and further ground floor U shaped lean-to round rear yard. Front, S elevation: 2 window range with front doors at outer E and W ends. Gambrel roof with half hipped ends and simple block modillioned eaves cornice. Tall shared C19 red brick stack in front roof pitch. No.2, to E, 3-cant bay windows through both floors, corbelled at base, windows, sashes with glazing bars, 1x4, 3x4, 1x4 panes. Ground floor exterior hinged side shutters remain with framed retaining recesses on house wall. Cellar grating below. Doorway of simple classical form with plain hood. Door of 6 moulded recessed panels. Attic has 2 dormer windows with swept roofs and double casementw with glazing bars, each 2x2 panes. No.3, to W, similar but corbelled bay window only on ground floor, above, restored C20 window in C18 style with moulded architrave, 4x4 panes. Doorway has simple weather hood, C19 door of 4 bead-moulded flush panels. Attic has single dormer window in house style. Rear, N elevation: large sweep of roofs, upper one clay tile and lower ones slated. Large central lateral C19 stack in red brick at upper part of main lean-to roof adjacent to No.3. C20 hipped dormer with 2 casements, each 2x4 panes. To W, tall slender C19 stack at end of building. First floor, No.2 has early C19 sash window, moulded architrave and thin glazing bars, 3x4 panes. No.3 has C20 casement windows with glazing bars, one 2x2 and one 3x3 panes.

Listing NGR: TL5366338366


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

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Date: 20 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/03738/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Stubbington. Source Historic England Archive
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