Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1205780

Date first listed: 01-Nov-1972

Statutory Address: 8, FRESHWELL STREET


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Statutory Address: 8, FRESHWELL 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 53516 38628


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TL5338 FRESHWELL STREET 669-1/1/149 (North West side) 01/11/72 No.8


House. c1550 with c1800 extension into adjacent outbuildings of Freshwell House (qv), additions of 1973. Timber-framed and plastered over flint panel and brick dwarf wall, peg-tiled roofs, also slate and clay tile, brick stack. U shape plan of street range and C20 rear additions. 2 storeys. Front SE elevation: 2 units taller to NW with stack and lower range continuous with adjacent outbuilding peg-tiled, plaster has remains of ashlar lining. Irregular 2 window range, central doorway with C20 hood on brackets, door C20 boarded. Adjacent to SW, C19 sash window with glazing bars 2x4 panes. To NE, C19 sliding sash window with glazing bars 6x4 panes. First floor, one sliding sash in each unit, glazing bars, 6x3 panes. Rear NW elevation: ground floor addition to each unit, slate and clay tiled roof to larger and smaller units respectively. First floor timber framing exposed. 2 C20 2-light casement window with glazing bars, 4x2 panes, C20 single light casement window at N end. Ground floor, C20 pargetted, small 3-cant bay with fully glazed C20 French window, 3 C20 2-light casement windows with glazing bars, two 2x3 panes, one 4x3 panes. INTERIOR: larger NE unit c1550 has heavy ground floor ceiling joists with step stopped chamfers and diminished haunched soffit tenons, window shutter groove to street. First floor has internal tension braced frame with jowled posts and tie-beam, once arched braced. Also later primary braced framing in end walls. SW room jettied with framing c1800 into adjoining outbuildings.

Listing NGR: TL5351638628


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