2 AND 4, LONDON ROAD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1206398
Date first listed:
31-Oct-1994
Statutory Address:
2 AND 4, LONDON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
2 AND 4, LONDON ROAD

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 53755 38097

Details

SAFFRON WALDEN

TL5338 LONDON ROAD 669-1/1/260 (North West side) Nos.2 AND 4

II

Office, formerly house. Late C16 frame, late C17 rebuilding, early C19 rear addition. Timber-framed and plastered on a brick sill, peg tile and slate roof, red brick central stack. L shaped plan of principal range and short full height addition in E side. 2 storey and cellar. Front, S elevation: 2 window range. Ground floor, E-W, diagonally set plain doorway across corner to Barnard's Yard, curved steps up, overlight, door has upper glazing, 2x3 panes. Adjacent wide early C19 shop window, cornice hood and consoles,now with single fixed glass pane, simple sash window with glazing bars, 4x4 panes. First floor, 2 similar sash windows but 3x3 panes. Rear, N elevation: slated roof continuous from front block over addition. Recessed wall of brick now colourwashed. Ground floor, segment headed doorway with C20 door, upper glazed panel and lower recessed panel, small C20 fixed casement window in older segment headed aperture. Above, first floor sash window with glazing bars, 4x4 panes. E end to Barnard's Yard: shop window, similar to front, adjacent to corner doorway, above, 3x3 paned sash window, 2 similar windows one to each floor in rear addition. INTERIOR: C16 framing seen on first floor, wall plates, jowled posts and some heavy studding. Also thin late C17 replacement studding. 2 ground floor fireplaces, one in main block with late C17 brick and timber lintel (now with some C20 infilling). Rear C19 fireplace (in stack now cut down below roof), segment headed with iron support band. Rear room has good contemporary pink-yellow gault brick floor.

Listing NGR: TL5375538097

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
370644
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: 12 Feb 2001
Reference: IOE01/03739/09
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Stubbington. Source Historic England Archive
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