CAMBRIDGE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1205984
Date first listed:
01-Nov-1972
Statutory Address:
CAMBRIDGE HOUSE, 16, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CAMBRIDGE HOUSE, 16, HIGH 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 53694 38508

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
370571
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: 14 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/07841/31
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Dominic Davey. Source Historic England Archive
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