6, MARKET HILL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1206558
Date first listed:
01-Nov-1972
Statutory Address:
6, MARKET HILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
6, MARKET HILL

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 53847 38567

Details

SAFFRON WALDEN

TL5338 MARKET HILL 669-1/1/273 (East side) 01/11/72 No.6

GV II

House and shop. c1840. Gault and red brick, slate roof, red brick stacks. L shaped plan of street range and rear addition. 3 storeys and cellar. Front W elevation: gault brick 2 window range, parapet and stuccoed cornice, stack on N wall. First and second floor windows have stuccoed moulded architraves, pedimented on first floor. Second floor windows early Cl9 sashes with glazing bars 4x4 panes, first floor remains of window with upper margin glazing now with lower double casements and upper lights with inserted air vents, shaped blind box boards. Elegant shallow cast-iron balcony across window with anthemion decoration, supported on 4 consoles and anthemion cornice. Ground floor, central C19 shop window (now with plate glass), flanking doorways each side with panelled doorcases. Door to S of 6 panels, lower 2 flush, upper 4 recessed. Adjacent bootscraper by approach steps. Door to N, C20 with arched head, upper glazing. Central cellar grating in pavement with 4x4 paned basement window below. Rear E elevation: 3 storeyed block in red brick, window mainly segment headed, 2 window range, windows wider apart at top than bottom, mainly early C19 with thin glazing bars. Second floor sashes 4x4 panes, first floor similar 3x4 panes, ground floor, one window 3x6 panes, plain doorway with overlight and C20 2-leaf door, each leaf with narrow tall glazed panel. Adjacent C20 single light casement window. To E, 2 storey wing as lean-to to garden wall shared with No.4 (qv), timber-framed, rendered with slate roof. N elevation: first floor has boarded loading door and sash window with glazing bars 3x4 panes. Ground floor has C20 central 2 panel door with C20 casement window each side, one single and one 2-light, also, large cellar trap door in angle with main house. E end has 2 ground floor C20 casement windows. S end elevation: mainly obscured but has second floor C19 sash window with glazing bars 4x4 panes.

Listing NGR: TL5384738567

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
370658
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: 27 Apr 2003
Reference: IOE01/10241/11
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Dominic Davey. Source Historic England Archive
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