SOUTH BOUNDARY WALL TO PARK

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1204384
Date first listed:
28-Nov-1951
Date of most recent amendment:
31-Oct-1994
Statutory Address:
SOUTH BOUNDARY WALL TO PARK, AUDLEY END ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
SOUTH BOUNDARY WALL TO PARK, AUDLEY END ROAD

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

County:
Essex
District:
Uttlesford (District Authority)
Parish:
Saffron Walden
National Grid Reference:
TL 52992 37926

Details

SAFFRON WALDEN

TL53NW AUDLEY END ROAD, Audley End 669-1/3/337 South boundary wall to park 28/11/51 (Formerly Listed as: AUDLEY END The south boundary wall of the park)

GV II*

S boundary wall to Audley End Park stretching along Audley End Road for 1120m from Lion Lodge (qv) to the edge of Saffron Walden. Early C17. Red brick with some yellow bricks, mainly English bond with some patches of garden wall bond. Inner face has a stretch of flint facing at W end. Height variable as it climbs the hill to the E. Plinth offset along the wall steps up to accommodate the hill but not always in phase with lifts at wall head. Central section up to approx 5.5m high but tapers down at E end and is stepped down at W. W end has brick-built, shaped coping with diagonal dentils, E end plain. 3 gateways and one doorway through, W-E, at 160m, original doorway 4-centred arched head, door oak, framed and boarded, studded, at 340m, original gateway 4m wide with octagonal piers, gateway now blocked with similar bricks (straight joint clear), upper stage of piers now missing, at 655m, gateway at Icehouse Lodge (qv), at 820m, C19 gateway in yellow brick, stretch of yellow brick walling each side 20m long, plain piers to gate and also to end of wall extensions, pair of wooden doors.

Listing NGR: TL5299237926

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
370378
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 15 Essex,

Legal

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: 13 Oct 2004
Reference: IOE01/11223/14
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