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Waggon and Horses Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Saffron Walden, Essex

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Latitude: 52.0229 / 52°1'22"N

Longitude: 0.2463 / 0°14'46"E

OS Eastings: 554221

OS Northings: 238438

OS Grid: TL542384

Mapcode National: GBR MC3.32Z

Mapcode Global: VHHL4.7F12

Entry Name: Waggon and Horses Public House

Listing Date: 1 November 1972

Last Amended: 31 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196167

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370522

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


669-1/2/139 (North side)
01/11/72 No.39
Waggon and Horses Public House
(Formerly Listed as:
Waggon and Horses Public House)


Public house. C16, early C19 and C20. Timber-framed,
plastered, flint and cobble walling with red brick bands and
dressings, principal stack in gault brick, slate roof.
Rectangular plan with irregular C20 addition to NE corner. 2
storeys with integrated out-shut, on sloping ground to stream
bed at back.
Front, S elevation: continuous 4 window range, central stack,
minor red brick stack at E gable and stucco quoins at E end. 4
doorways, simple moulded frames, doors, 3 of 4 panels, one
(principal) of 2 panels, upper glazed. Windows have glazing
bars, ground floor, two 2-light casements 4x4 panes, 2 C19
sashes with horns, 3x2 panes, additionally, one small narrow
C19 single light casement. First floor windows, 2 C19, moulded
frames, C20 2-light casements, 4x3 panes, one C19 sash, as
below, 3x2 panes, one C20 2-light casement with transom, 4x3
panes. Rear N elevation: flint walling with irregular segment
headed windows and doorways with brick dressings. Lower ground
floor, 3 doorways, one blocked with 2 C20 doors round,
arch-headed passageway at W end (through to street level).
First floor, 4 windows, casements with glazing bars, two 4x3
panes, one 4x2 panes, one 2x3 panes. Second floor, one 2-light
casement, glazing bars, 4x2 panes, one C20 flat roofed dropped
dormer with 2 divided casements, glazing bars, each 2x3 panes,
one dormer, now an air vent with adjacent slender red brick
stack. C20 addition (NE end), single storey, brick,
composition slates on older C19 flint, cobble and brick
footings. Irregular casement windows, mainly metal framed,
central lateral corbelled stack. E elevation, to S: plain
gable of principal block with small external stack. To N,
skewed C20 hip-roofed entrance porch with 2 tall 2x7 panes
casement windows.
INTERIOR: mainly simple C19 timber framing with timber
lintelled fireplace with recesses. 2 earlier, C16 transverse
bay interval frames survive W of the central stack. Originally
arch-braced they suggest a roomy upper chamber.

Listing NGR: TL5422138438

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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