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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 53865 38755



TL5338 CASTLE STREET 669-1/1/76 (South side) 01/11/72 No.50


House, was once a shop. C16 core, C18 extension to E, C20 addition and refurbishment. Timber-framed and plastered with C20 elementary pargetting, peg-tiled roof, red brick stacks. L shaped plan of street range and deep E end C20 addition. One and a half storeys. Front, N elevation: low range, central roof break, simple pitch to W, gambrel with half hip to E, stack at junction of roofs, second small stack through E roof hip. All windows metal casements with leaded glazing, 2 of 3 lights, one 2-light, 2 gabled dormer windows, one to each roof, 2-light metal casements as rest. Rear, S elevation: similar to front but with deep C20 flat roofed single storey brick extension at E half. Plain door with single upper light and 4-light casement window with glazing bars, 8x4 panes. W end has large glass sliding doors to garden, 4 panes, 2 flat roofed dormer window, one 4-light, 8x4 panes, one 3-light, 6x3 panes. E end elevation: half hipped gable with small stack, front wall plate visible, small single paned ground floor window 2x3 paned casement in gable, 3-light window on rear addition, glazing bars, 6x2 panes. INTERIOR: W end wall shared with No.48 (qv) has well made C16 heavy studded framing, rest of unit W to stack also heavily framed. Wall plate junctions at W end imply construction break. No.50 frame added to No.48. Red paint (C17?) remnants on framing. Rest of house has slender C18 construction, side purlin roofs throughout of softwood. Stack brickwork of late C18 type. The house continues the C16 single storey timber-framed construction seen on Castle Street buildings to the W. Remnants of open hall framing in No.48 suggest that Nos 50 and 48, were possibly at one time part of the same house, of 2 bays.

Listing NGR: TL5386538755


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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: 08 Mar 2002
Reference: IOE01/06313/22
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Stubbington. Source Historic England Archive
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