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12, East Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Saffron Walden, Essex

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Latitude: 52.0231 / 52°1'23"N

Longitude: 0.2441 / 0°14'38"E

OS Eastings: 554070

OS Northings: 238451

OS Grid: TL540384

Mapcode National: GBR MC3.2K5

Mapcode Global: VHHL4.5DXY

Entry Name: 12, East Street

Listing Date: 1 November 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196166

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370520

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


669-1/2/137 (South side)


House. c1700, refurbished early/mid C19, C20 further
enlargement at rear. Timber-framed and plastered on brick
plinth, peg-tiled roof. Rectangular plan of street range and
full length rear addition, C19 chimney stack. One and a half
Front, N elevation: on hill slope, symmetrical, 2-window range
with central door and chimney, whole now on high brick plinth
as ground now cut down and front door not used. C20 entry now
at E and through conservatory. Central doorway has simple
cornice hood and restrained flat pilasters, cable decorated,
refined capitals. Door C20 with upper glazing, 3x4 panes.
Windows have moulded architraves and 2-light casements, 4x4
panes. Above, 2 dormer window, boarded gables with stepped
barge-boards, 2-light casements, 4x3 panes. E end entry
doorway through flat brick garden wall, door and street face
of lean-to conservatory weatherboarded. W side elevation to
Tanners Way: set high above lane, gable with stepped
bargeboards. Rear wall plate protrudes. High garden wall abuts
with lower extension N across house-end comprising a
cobble-in-brick panel. E end elevation: gable end with stepped
barge-board. Upper C19 2-light casement window, 4x3 panes,
below, C20 house entry door with upper glazing, 3x34 panes
within C20 lean-to conservatory porch. To rear, deep
low-pitched slate roofed lean-to in brick and timber. C19
doorway with moulded architrave. Door has upper glazed panel
and lower framed boarding. Adjacent large C20 plain 5-light
fixed paned window. Rear, S elevation: simple long range,
central stack, slated lean-to roof set high under eaves of
principal roof. Lean-to wall colourwashed brickwork. 3 C20
plain casement windows, one 3-light, one 2-light (4x2 panes),
one single light. To E, lean-to conservatory seen set back
with boarded walling and large 3-light fixed window.
INTERIOR: simple 2-celled central chimney system, stair behind
stack. Unjowled posts, primary braced walling. Blank W end
wall has simple sill of original high window as at E end. Also
upper flooring partly removed at W end to make a house open
from top to bottom. No original fireplaces. Rear addition not
originally full length but only at E end, expanded to full
length in C20.

Listing NGR: TL5407038451

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