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Garden House to Rear of Numbers 14, 16 and 18

A Grade II Listed Building in Saffron Walden, Essex

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Latitude: 52.0244 / 52°1'27"N

Longitude: 0.2399 / 0°14'23"E

OS Eastings: 553780

OS Northings: 238590

OS Grid: TL537385

Mapcode National: GBR MC3.1GH

Mapcode Global: VHHL4.3CPX

Entry Name: Garden House to Rear of Numbers 14, 16 and 18

Listing Date: 31 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196151

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370481

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



(North side)
Garden House to rear of Nos.14, 16
and 18


Garden house set in SE corner of garden to Nos 14, 16 and 18
(qv). C17 shell with C19 conversion to garden house, some C20
restoration. Timber-framed, plastered, peg-tiled roof. 4m
square plan, ground floor and roof attic. N elevation: ground
floor and roof gable divided by deep plastered cove with upper
and lower moulded cornice and string, wooden pillar supporting
corner. Ground floor has central segment headed opening with
C20 trellis work each side, plain boarded doorway on E side
with adjacent C19 cast-iron casement window, octagonal panes.
Gable above has C20 fan-combed pargetting with re-used C19
iron casement window of leaded panes set horizontally and
plain 2-light fixed window below. W side elevation: broad
ground floor segment headed opening, cove continued round from
N end.
INTERIOR: ground floor room painted with early C20 inscription
and heraldry. Attic reveals some early C17 framing with stop
chamfered wall plate, clasped side purlin roof with later
rebuilding and repair. The shape of the building with
prominent gable on deep cove is very similar to that seen at
Blaise Hamlet, Bristol, 1811, by John Nash.

Listing NGR: TL5378038590

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