CHURCH OF OUR LADY OF COMPASSION

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1205487

Date first listed: 28-Nov-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 31-Oct-1994

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF OUR LADY OF COMPASSION, CASTLE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF OUR LADY OF COMPASSION, CASTLE 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 53662 38626

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History

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Details

SAFFRON WALDEN

TL5338 CASTLE STREET 669-1/1/90 (South side) 28/11/51 Church of Our Lady of Compassion (Formerly Listed as: CASTLE STREET Roman Catholic Church)

II

Stable, now church. C18, largely rebuilt 1907. Timber-framed, weatherboarded, rendered plinth. Half hipped main roof and baptistery roof have red clay plain tiles, aisle and vestry slated. Old brick walls incorporated at NW corner. 5 bays, E bay now vestry, formerly 2 storeys, floor now removed. Open timber cupola with leaded ogee roof and decorative iron finial. C20 internal stack to E end. S aisle, baptistery to W end, brick porch of 1907; E extension with monopitch roof later C20. Queen post roof. Frame with jowled posts, straight through braces; much altered, partly missing. Plaster infill. Later ceiling at collar level. Range of three 2-light timber casement clerestory windows with leaded lights to S, that to E with cross casement. Similar 2-light casement to N. Later C20 casements elsewhere. Formerly the stables of The Close (qv), converted to a RC church in 1907.

Listing NGR: TL5366238626

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 370467

Legacy System: LBS

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