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Kings Arms Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Saffron Walden, Essex

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Latitude: 52.0243 / 52°1'27"N

Longitude: 0.2408 / 0°14'26"E

OS Eastings: 553837

OS Northings: 238579

OS Grid: TL538385

Mapcode National: GBR MC3.1P4

Mapcode Global: VHHL4.4D40

Entry Name: Kings Arms Public House

Listing Date: 1 November 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196215

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370659

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


669-1/1/274 (East side)
01/11/72 Nos.8 AND 10
Kings Arms Public House


Public house. Late C16 with early C19 refronting. Timber
framing and gault brick, slate roofs. L shaped plan of long
range and cross-wing plus rear addition. 2 storeys with
partial attic and cellars.
Front W elevation: long 4 window range with 2-windowed cross
unit at N end set back slightly and with hipped roof. 3 gault
brick stacks, one at each end and a large one behind ridge to
N of centre. 4 bayed range. Windows all horned sashes with
glazing bars, 4x4 panes. Voussoirs have tuck pointing, rest of
brickwork scored. Doorway in third bay from S, door of 4
panels, upper 2 glazed, casement cellar window at S end. N
ground floor 6 panel door, upper 2 glazed, adjacent tripartite
sash window with glazing bars 1x4, 4x4, 1x4 panes. First
floor, horned sash window 4x4 panes. Rear, E elevation:
principal range and N timber-framed hip-roofed cross-wing. 2
storey hip-roofed central timber-framed and plastered
addition, ashlar lined, large red brick stack behind. Further
single storey ground floor brick lean-to to centre and N end.
Roof at S end swept down to ground floor lean-to set back.
First floor, N wing, fan-combed panel pargetting, sash window
with moulded architrave glazing bars, 4x4 panes. Central block
similar plain 4x4 paned sash window also C20 single light
casement. S end roof, small C20 raking dormer window 2x2
panes. Lower sky-light. Ground floor N end yellow brick
lean-to. Large C20 sash window, glazing bars, 5x4 panes. 4 C20
casement windows. 2 single, two 2-light. C19 doorway,
overlight of 2 panes, 3 panel door, upper 2 glazed. Adjacent
2x2 paned casement segment headed window in wall of 2-storey
unit. Recessed S end, central 4 panel door upper 2 glazed,
lower flush bead moulded, also, double sash window with horns,
each 2x2 panes and C20 2-light casement window.
INTERIOR: ground floor, principal range has late C16 heavy
principal ceiling joists exposed with bold chamfers. Also
mortice evidence of original transverse partition towards N

Listing NGR: TL5383938580

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