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34, 36 and 38, Gold Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Saffron Walden, Essex

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Latitude: 52.0216 / 52°1'17"N

Longitude: 0.2406 / 0°14'26"E

OS Eastings: 553834

OS Northings: 238277

OS Grid: TL538382

Mapcode National: GBR MC3.7MW

Mapcode Global: VHHL4.4G13

Entry Name: 34, 36 and 38, Gold Street

Listing Date: 28 November 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196178

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370553

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


669-1/1/167 (West side)
28/11/51 Nos.34, 36 AND 38


Terraced row of houses. Early C16, with C18 additions and
refenestration, C20 restoration. Timber-framed, partly exposed
and plastered. Plan, long rectangle of street range with
irregular rear projections. 2 storeys and cellars. Front E
elevation: long jetty range, first floor framing exposed, 4
bays, close studding with tension brace at S end. Principal
jetty joists and support brackets. Large rectangular stack at
S end in red brick partly rendered. First floor, 4 windows,
S-N, 2x2 paned casement, two 2-light sliding sash windows 4x3
panes, C20 3-light casement window with leaded glazing build
round early C16 oriel with moulded projecting sill. Ground
floor, S-N, single-light casement window, sash window with
glazing bars, 4x4 panes, C20 fully-glazed door 3x5 panes set
under original C16 4-centred arched door head, hollow
chamfered and with flower and leaf decorated spandrels, C19
4-panelled door and 4x3 paned sliding sash window together
under C16 rectangular framed and moulded twin shop window
frames. Cellar opening below with top-hung wooden boarded
door, C20 2x2 paned casement window with blocked cellar
opening below now with air vent. Rear, W elevation: has gabled
additions renovated in C20.
INTERIOR: not inspected but plan in Stenning DF Fig.19, p.38
of C16 layout shows doorway with decorated head leading to
cross passage with rear service and stair doorway. Shop to N
with service rooms behind, hall to S of cross passage with
internal fireplace at S end and adjacent parlour doorway
opening. N end door led to an original through way to rear,
the N bay being, originally, a separate unit from the rest.
(Vernacular Architecture: Stenning DF: Timber Framed Shops,
1300-1600: Comparative Plans:16: 1985-: 38).

Listing NGR: TL5383438277

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