20, CHURCH STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1205577
Date first listed:
01-Nov-1972
Statutory Address:
20, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
20, CHURCH 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 53791 38588

Details

SAFFRON WALDEN

TL5338 CHURCH STREET 669-1/1/107 (North side) 01/11/72 No.20

GV II

Large house. Early C19 with C20 refurbishment and slight addition. Gault brick and stucco, red brick, slate roof. Plan L shape of double pile with long rear E wing. 2 storeys. Front S elevation: long 3-bay range, ashlar-lined stuccoed ground floor plinth and upper string course, gault brick first floor with dividing brick pilasters, gault brick stack E of centre, second red brick stack behind ridge towards W end. Central round arched doorway approached by steps, overlight with decorative glazing bars, 2-leafed door of 6 panels, 3 ground floor windows, 2 E of doorway, moulded architraves with keystones, sashes with side margin glazing. First floor, 3 similar 3x4 paned sash windows with stone lintels. Rear N elevation: red brick, E wing has continuous ground floor slated lean-to. Short C20 addition on W side with roof as lean-to to W garden wall. Principal block, 3 round-headed first floor windows, 2 large and one smaller to E. Sashes, with radial glazing, old crown glass, 3x4 panes, plus radial ones, E window lower sash has no glazing bars. Ground floor, C20 French window plus side lights, 6x6 panes in all. Adjacent tall fixed C20 window on site of earlier window 3x6 panes. Large red brick stack seen in valley between twin house blocks. E wing, first floor, 2 C19 segment-headed sash windows, 4x4, one similar blocked, one C19 sliding sash window 6x3 panes, central red brick stack, lean-to has 2 single-light C20 casements 2x3 panes. N end has C20 section with corrugated plastic roof. C20 W side addition has 4-panelled door and 4x3 paned 2-light casement window, C20 3-light 6x3 paned window on E return. INTERIOR: stairs have shaped mahogany handrail and stick balusters. First floor rear room has C19 marble chimney piece, pulvinated architrave with corner paterae. Window shutters remain, also shutters to ground floor rooms to street with rear locking bars. 2 cellars, one below rear of principal range, other below E wing, double tunnel vaulted.

Listing NGR: TL5379138588

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
370486
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 27 Apr 2003
Reference: IOE01/10241/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Dominic Davey. Source Historic England Archive
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