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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 53784 38745



TL5338 CASTLE STREET 669-1/1/86 (North side) 28/11/51 Nos.73 AND 75


2 houses, now as one. c1530 with early C19 refronting and rear additions, early C20 partial exposure of framing. Timber framing both exposed and plastered peg-tiled and slated roofs, C19 pink brick stacks. Plan uneven U with deep C19 W wing and short C19 lean-to at E end. 2 storeys and cellars. Front S elevation: long 3 window range, plastered, but E end has exposed framing of jettied construction with lower wall moved forward to make flush, bull nosed joists under wall plate and empty jetty bracket mortice clear, also earlier ground floor window scars in studs. Ground floor, E-W, 3-light casement window, glazing bars, 3x3 panes, cellar vents below, early C20 boarded and studded door, C19 sash window, horns, 3x2 panes, C19 3-cant, flat roofed bay window and adjacent doorway, remains of moulded door architrave and window cornice, simple C20 repair, window now of 5 plain panes, C20 door with upper glazing, 2x3 panes, cellar grille below window. First floor, three 3-light windows, glazing bars, 3x2 panes, 2 originally sliding. Stack off centre to E behind roof apex, C19 octagonal chimney pots. Rear N elevation: street range mainly concealed by W wing and partially by E. W wing of 2 storeys, 2 apex stacks, slate roof, 2 window range, sliding sashes, glazing bars, 6x4 panes. Central and S end doorways, flush 4 panel doors. E wing, 2 storeys, lean-to with slate roof, irregular casement windows, ground floor, 1 of 3 lights, first floor 2 single and 1 double casement windows, inner stack through lean-to roof. E end elevation: plastered with protruding wall plates, rear brick lean-to has roof swept from principal roof pitch, inner stack central to lean-to. INTERIOR: jettied unit very complete with heavy close studding and ceiling joists with rear stair trap in ground floor room. RCHM record a shop, appropriate to bay window and integral door of No.73.

Listing NGR: TL5378438745


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An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Essex North West, (1916)


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: 12 Feb 2002
Reference: IOE01/04137/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Stubbington. Source Historic England Archive
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