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15, Church Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Saffron Walden, Essex

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Latitude: 52.024 / 52°1'26"N

Longitude: 0.2395 / 0°14'22"E

OS Eastings: 553753

OS Northings: 238543

OS Grid: TL537385

Mapcode National: GBR MC3.1DG

Mapcode Global: VHHL4.3DH7

Entry Name: 15, Church Street

Listing Date: 25 October 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196152

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370483

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


669-1/1/102 (South side)
25/10/73 No.15


House, now used as office and shop to adjoining warehouse.
Early C19 with some C20 remodelling for business use. Timber
framing, plastered, red brick stuccoed on street frontage,
slate roof, red brick stack. L shaped plan linked to
warehouse. 2 storeys.
N front elevation: pedimented single bay with minor entry bay
on E side. Principal bay has ground floor double fronted C20
shop, both windows of 2x3 panes, doorway recessed, door fully
glazed, deep head-board. First floor recessed 3x4 paned sash
window, recess has splayed sides and large keystone linking
with deep pediment cornice, upper wall and window apron
decorated with recessed Greek key design. House entry bay,
parapet with coping, first floor wall has Greek key
decoration. Ground floor doorway has reeded jambs and frieze,
corner paterae, frieze has central decorative panel, in style
of a memorial tablet with Greek key in surround. Door hood
missing. Early C19 door has central pair of reeded panels and
3 lower moulded sunk panels, upper panel glazed. E side
elevation: timber-framed and plastered, 2 units, rear
narrower, set back. Ground floor blank but rear unit shows
traces of 2 blocked doorways and rear extension. First floor,
N-S, C20 casement window 2x2 panes. Early C19 sash window with
moulded architrave 3x4 panes and some old glass. C20
single-light casement window. Stack at roof ridge of rear
unit. W side elevation: considerably obscured by C20 adjoining
building. To N, stucco returned from street frontage but lower
brickwork exposed showing simple brick infilling of removed
timber post. To S, rear block, early C19 red brick, crude
herringbone work below (replacing older flint wall?) heavy C20
cement retaining plinth. 3 early C20 metal casement windows,
one 4, one 3 and one single light. S rear elevation: similar
to W side, upper gable rebuilt in C20, herringbone work
continues round. Single 3-light window similar to those on W
INTERIOR: entrance hallway has plaster Greek key ceiling
frieze. 3 early C19 doorways on first floor, reeded
architraves and paterae. Front first floor window similar.
Cellar bricked in 1990 but early C19 segment headed fireplace

Listing NGR: TL5375338543

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