73, HIGH STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1206095
Date first listed:
28-Nov-1951
Statutory Address:
73, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
73, 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 53754 38228

Details

SAFFRON WALDEN

TL5338 HIGH STREET 669-1/1/215 (West side) 28/11/51 No.73

GV II

House. Early C19. Front range of stucco and red brick rear block, both with plain tile roofs, further rendered rear block with gabled plain tile roof. Part 3 storey with cellar and part 2 storey. Front has parapet with projecting panel with recessed diamond panel, moulded cornice and hipped plain tile roof. Second floor has two 12 pane double-hung sash windows featured keystones and string band at sill level. First floor has 4 pilasters with Greek incised decoration, the outer pairs supporting segmental arches over recesses with tall 12 pane double-hung sash window at floor level. Arches over have large double keystones. Segmental wrought-iron balcony in front of each window and double string band between storeys. Ground floor has flat topped bay window with small paned double-hung sashes. Segmental arched entrance with double keystone. Adamesque fanlight over door of 6 raised and fielded panels with side panels separated by thin pilaster strips. 5 stone steps and wrought-iron handrails. Cellar vent in plinth with pierced grille. Large rear wall stack in red brick. Flank to S has canted bay window with hipped slate roof and small paned double-hung sashes, door with semicircular brick arch and tripartite double-hung sash with small panes on first floor. Rear blocks are 2 storeys and of red brick and render. Westernmost block has 16 pane double-hung sash in first floor of W face and lean-to. S flank has mixture of small paned sash windows and casements including an 8 pane and a 12 pane double-hung sash on first floor. INTERIOR of ground floor has long entrance corridor with central moulded ornamental post at mid point of rear as part of stair well. Stairs rise up against the N wall in 2 flights with turned balusters between ground and first floors. Front rooms on ground and first floors have Adamesque fireplaces. Rear ground floor room has simple early C19 marble fire surround. Simple ledged and braced door on second floor with blacksmith-made hinges. Other doors are generally early C19 and of 6 panels.

Listing NGR: TL5375438228

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
370601
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: 10 Dec 2006
Reference: IOE01/15798/29
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Dominic Davey. Source Historic England Archive
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