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ALMSHOUSE TENEMENTS

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: ALMSHOUSE TENEMENTS

List entry Number: 1205793

Location

19, 19A, 21 AND 21A, FRESHWELL STREET
ALMSHOUSE TENEMENTS, 19, 19A, 21 AND 21A, FRESHWELL STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Saffron Walden

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Nov-1972

Date of most recent amendment: 31-Oct-1994

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 370537

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List entry Description

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: TL 53512 38573

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