Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1206713

Date first listed: 01-Nov-1972

Statutory Address: 1, MARKET STREET


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Statutory Address: 1, MARKET 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 53912 38472



TL5338 MARKET STREET 669-1/1/292 (East side) 01/11/72 No.1


Shop and business premises. C15 range with C16 rear wing, C19 refronting and extension, C20 refurbishment. Timber-framed and plastered, brick, peg and clay tiled roofs. F shaped plan of street range with rear wings. 2 storeys and attic. W front elevation: 5 window range, mainly plastered with 4 similar early C19 windows over double shop fronts. Windows have ornate architraves decorated with corner roundels, upper central shell, bow and wheatear on sides. Sashes 3x4 panes. Shop fronts below, C20 fluted pilasters, shallow bow windows, lesser (to N) plain, larger (to S) with glazing bars, 10x3 panes, brick below. Common doorway has single door of 2 leaves with moulded panels. To S, brick fronted early C19 carriageway, stuccoed brickwork, flanking pilasters rise to round headed window in double recess, sash with glazing bars, 3x4 panes plus radial panes. Carriage doors, 2 leaves, each with 6 flush panels. E rear elevation: street range has 2 storey and attic timber and plaster wing to E adjacent to carriageway. C20 fenestration. E gabled end, ground floor fully glazed bay window with central simple French window, lower boarding to sides. First floor, 2-light casement window with glazing bars, 4x3 panes, attic simple casement. S side: ground floor 3-light casement, first floor 2-light casement 4x2 panes. Carriageway arch plain. Slate roof above. N end: long jettied wing to E, 2 C16 bays with 2 further C20 bays. Old work has principal joists and brackets exposed, rest plastered with ample remains of old panelled basket pargetting. Ground floor C20 3-light casement window, first floor C18 sliding sash window with moulded architrave 6x2 panes, also C20 casement window. C20 continuation imitates jetty with slender bay brackets, also 2 facade gables, 3 plain doors and casement windows. Between wings, narrow gap with C20 door with upper glazing adjacent C20 casement window, similar one on first floor. INTERIOR: entry passageway between shop fronts appears original, of C15, with plank and muntin screen wall on S side, cyma moulded bridging joist over passage. Street range, some C15 framing exposed, heavy jowled post at NE corner adjoining wall plate has deep chamfer. N rear jettied range secondary, had C16 construction similar to that at Nos 2 & 4 Church Path (qv).

Listing NGR: TL5391238472


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Legacy System number: 370678

Legacy System: LBS

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