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65, 67 and 69, Castle Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Saffron Walden, Essex

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Latitude: 52.0256 / 52°1'32"N

Longitude: 0.2395 / 0°14'22"E

OS Eastings: 553748

OS Northings: 238724

OS Grid: TL537387

Mapcode National: GBR MBX.TNF

Mapcode Global: VHHL4.3CH0

Entry Name: 65, 67 and 69, Castle Street

Listing Date: 28 November 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196145

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370462

Location: Saffron Walden, Uttlesford, Essex, CB10

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

Civil Parish: Saffron Walden

Built-Up Area: Saffron Walden

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

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Listing Text


669-1/1/83 (North side)
28/11/51 Nos.65, 67 AND 69


Row of 3 houses, originally one. C17, C19 rear addition,
further C20 addition. Timber-framed and plastered, also brick,
peg and clay tiled roof. L shaped plan of original L shaped
block with additions in internal angle. 2 storeys and cellar.
S front elevation: 3 window and 2 door range. Ground floor,
E-W, C20 2-light casement window, C20 door with upper glazing,
3x3 panes, C19 double casement window with glazing bars 4x3
panes, adjacent second similar C20 door, both door and window
set in brick infilling, adjacent 2-light casement window.
3-light C20 casement with additional glazed panel, C20 6-panel
door, upper panels now glazed. First floor, E-W, two 2-light
C20 casement windows, one C19 3-light casement, 3x2 panes. C19
pink brick stack off centre to E, second stack of red brick at
E end. Rear, N elevation: principal range to E, gable end of
wing to W with side purlin visible, brick buttress on E side.
Below, gable end of C20 single storeyed addition, red brick
with C20 single casement window. To E, C19 gault brick
2-storeyed addition with slate roof, parallel to street range.
Prominent stack through roof gable at E end second smaller
stack at W end. C19 window and doors all have segment heads.
Ground floor, E-W, sash window with glazing bars, 4x4 panes
segmented cellar window head below, inserted doorway (straight
head), C20 door with upper glazing, 3x3 panes and 2 lower
panels. Similar door in C19 doorway, large segment headed
aperture, now half blocked with C20 single casement window
inset. First floor, 2 C19 sash window, glazing bars. 4x4
panes. C20 single casement window between.
E end elevation: gable ends of street and C19 brick addition
blank except for visible purlins and scored mortar joints.
Behind, to N, ground and first floor C20 2-light casement
windows. C20 ground floor addition has C20 door in house style
and 3-light casement window. W end elevation: gable end of
street range and side of N wing which is integrated with
ground floor cobble wall (all now colourwashed). Windows
irregular. First floor, N-S, C19 sash window, glazing bars,
5x4 panes, C20 3-light casement. Ground floor, N-S, C20 single
light casement window and 3x2 panes fixed window. C20 single
storey addition at N end blank.
INTERIOR: No.65. Early features mainly obscured but principal
bridging joists, chamfered with C17 lamb's tongue stops. Roof
of elm, trapped side purlins. Roman numeral carpenters' marks.

Listing NGR: TL5374838724

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