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CAMBRIDGE HOUSE

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: CAMBRIDGE HOUSE

List entry Number: 1205984

Location

CAMBRIDGE HOUSE, 16, HIGH 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: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 370571

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SAFFRON WALDEN

TL5338 HIGH STREET 669-1/1/186 (East side) 01/11/72 No.16 Cambridge House

GV II

Registry office. Early C19 with earlier origins. Painted Flemish bond brickwork with slate hipped roof. 2 storeys with multiple rubble lined cellars. Front to High Street has 5 full height pilaster strips and moulded frieze. First floor has four 12 paned double-hung sash windows with stone sills and rendered arches. Ground floor similar but with doorcase with reeded pilasters, flat moulded hood and frieze with recessed panel. 2 cement steps and door of 6 panels, top 2 glazed. Tarred plinth with 3 segmental arched cellar lights, one with grille. Corner to Church Street has quadrant curve. Church Street flank has 3 broad piers and two 12 pane double-hung sashes over one similar window and blind recess. S flank is rendered with C20 windows and one red brick stack. INTERIOR: remnants of late C14 house with one service door head of ogee profile with 2 quatrefoils in spandrels. Much C17 style panelling and Marriage Room has simple early C19 panelling, dado and cornice. Rear door (now enclosed) has moulded architrave with cornice and `attic' with recessed panel over.

Listing NGR: TL5369438508

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National Grid Reference: TL 53694 38508

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