SWAN LODGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1204601
Date first listed:
01-Nov-1972
Date of most recent amendment:
31-Oct-1994
Statutory Address:
SWAN LODGE, AUDLEY PARK
Statutory Address:
SWAN LODGE, BRIDGE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
SWAN LODGE, AUDLEY PARK
Statutory Address:
SWAN LODGE, BRIDGE STREET

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 53449 38741

Details

SAFFRON WALDEN

TL5338 BRIDGE STREET 669-1/1/41 (West side) 01/11/72 Swan Lodge

GV II

Lodge to Audley End Park. Early C19. Flint cobble with red brick dressings in `Tudor' style, clay tiled roof. L-shaped plan of 2 parallel blocks of differing length with gable ends flush at N front. 2 storeys. N front elevation: 2 symmetrical gables with parapets, finials (one now missing) and kneelers. Single ground and first floor window to each unit in house style with chamfered brick surrounds, double casements with hollow chamfered frame and central stile, cast-iron diamond lattice casements. Central ground floor projecting red brick gabled porch with angle buttresses. Interior door has 4-centred arched overlight with radiating glazing bars, 2-leaf flush panelled door. W garden elevation: long wall of larger of 2 blocks, 3 window range, large stack with 6 diagonally set shafts at roof apex between windows N of centre. Big external stack at S end gable with 3 diagonal shafts, parapet with moulded terracotta cornice and kneelers at each end. Most windows in house style but ground floor N end window is a 3-cant bay with parapet, moulded coping and cornice and windows in house style, 1:2:1 lights. S of centre, doorway with label and brick dressings, now has C20 2-leafed door each with long central glazed panel. S end elevation: gable of long range (to W) with massive red brick external stack shouldered up to 3 diagonal shafts. To E, lesser block with gable end set back, first floor window in house style, below, timber and brick C20 lean-to with red clay tiled roof and door with upper glazing, 2x3 panes. Large adjacent 2-light window on dwarf brick wall. Inner N face of larger block has similar lean-to with similar door in S end wall. E side elevation: short N block joined to boundary wall (qv) with window in house style but now with double casement with glazing bars, in all 4x2 panes. Above, moulded cornice with twin diagonal shafted stack through roof pitch. To S, larger parallel block set back forming yard with boundary wall. 2 first floor window in house style. C20 lean-to below. Gable end stack seen on S end.

Listing NGR: TL5344938741

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
370420
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 13 Oct 2004
Reference: IOE01/11940/22
Rights: Copyright IoE Miss Claire Pearce. Source Historic England Archive
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