ALMSHOUSE TENEMENTS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1205793
Date first listed:
01-Nov-1972
Date of most recent amendment:
31-Oct-1994
Statutory Address:
19, 19A, 21 AND 21A, FRESHWELL STREET
Statutory Address:
ALMSHOUSE TENEMENTS, 19, 19A, 21 AND 21A, FRESHWELL STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
19, 19A, 21 AND 21A, FRESHWELL STREET
Statutory Address:
ALMSHOUSE TENEMENTS, 19, 19A, 21 AND 21A, 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 53512 38573

Details

SAFFRON WALDEN

TL5338 FRESHWELL STREET 669-1/1/153 (South East side) 01/11/72 Nos.19, 19A, 21 AND 21A (Formerly Listed as: FRESHWELL STREET Nos.19, 19A, 21 AND 21A Almshouse Tenements)

GV II

Almshouses. 1881. Built by GS Gibson. Red brick, slate roofs. Double T plan of original range and C20 additions. 2 storeys. Front NW elevation: symmetrical 6 window range with 2 facade gables and 2 doorways, 3 stacks, windows have slight segment heads, horned sashes with glazing bars, 3x4 panes. Doors boarded and battened, lean-to hoods with wooden brackets on stone corbels, shaped tiles. Gables above have barge-boards and central plaques (ALMSHOUSE TENEMENTS), (ERECTED BY G.S.GIBSON 1881). Stacks rectangular in form of 4 clustered shafts. Rear SE elevation: similar form to front but with 2 C20 red brick 2 storey gabled additions in line with front gables. C19 rear wall, 4 C19 windows to each storey, casements with glazing bars, all 3x3 panes. Extensions have 2-light metal casement windows with glazing bars, 4x3 panes. 2 windows on first floor, one window SW and NE sides of ground floor. Ground floor also has slated lean-to twin recessed porches with C19 boarded doors (apparently moved from original back door positions). NE and SW end elevations: plain with central stack projecting slightly.

Listing NGR: TL5351238573

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
370537
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: 13 Oct 2004
Reference: IOE01/13521/07
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Richard J. Turner. Source Historic England Archive
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