23, 25 AND 27, GOLD STREET


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23, 25 AND 27, GOLD STREET


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Statutory Address:
23, 25 AND 27, GOLD STREET

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

Uttlesford (District Authority)
Saffron Walden
National Grid Reference:
TL 53846 38318



TL5338 GOLD STREET 669-1/1/164 (East side) 28/11/51 Nos.23, 25 AND 27


Large house, now 2 units. Late C18 with part earlier core, early C19 addition. Red brick, peg tile and slate roofs, red brick stacks. L shaped plan. 2 storeys and attics. Front W elevation: red brickwork has ruddled mortar tuck-pointed. Long 3 window range with conspicuous high keystoned round-arched waggon way between centre and N end windows. Windows 2 storeyed canted bays on brick bases, simple horned sashes with outer margin glazing bars, woodwork panelled between storeys. Hipped leaded roofs in line with wooden modillioned cornice, 2 stucco bands link windows along elevation. Parapet, peg-tiled mansard roof with 5 flat roofed dormer windows, 2-light casements 4x3 panes. 3 stacks, gable ends and centre. Doorway between centre and S bay (No.27), dentilled cornice hood, decorative entablature with feathers, rosette and festoon enrichment. Door of 5 panels, upper one now glazed. Second doorway (No.23), simpler with cornice hood, panelled doorcase and moulded architrave. Door of 6 panels, upper 4 now glazed, lower recessed. Rear E elevation: No.23 masked by The Malthouse (not listable) but has C20 4 panelled door. No.27 street range clear with 3 single-bayed conjoined 2-storeyed slated C18 and C19 brick additions. Earliest C18 wing to N, gabled with dentils, ground floor segment headed French window, each door leaf has upper glazing 2x3 panes, and lower panel, 4x1 paned overlight. First floor, 3x4 paned segment headed window. 2 C19 additions to S, each with monopitch roof, deeper and taller at S end, red brick and some burnt headers. 4 segment headed sash windows, three 3x4 paned sashes, one 4x4 panes. Substantial stack between centre and S addition. INTERIOR: No.27. C19 staircase remains with stick balusters, turned newels, wreathed mahogany handrail. No.23. Ground floor, ceiling of room to front has exposed joists of oak, late C16/early C17 type. The house was once contiguous with the rear malting.

Listing NGR: TL5384638318


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

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Date: 13 Oct 2004
Reference: IOE01/13497/09
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Norman H Sumter. Source Historic England Archive
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