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Summerhouse and Garden Wall to Number 1

A Grade II Listed Building in Saffron Walden, Essex

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Latitude: 52.0226 / 52°1'21"N

Longitude: 0.2379 / 0°14'16"E

OS Eastings: 553646

OS Northings: 238387

OS Grid: TL536383

Mapcode National: GBR MC3.0ZH

Mapcode Global: VHHL4.2FM9

Entry Name: Summerhouse and Garden Wall to Number 1

Listing Date: 31 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196233

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370705

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


669-1/1/316 (South side)
Summerhouse and garden wall to No.1


Summerhouse approx 22m S of No.1 (qv). 1834. Red brick, roof
now felt, originally lead?. Circular plan approx 3.6m
diameter, in `Gothick' style. Single storey approx 3.5m high.
N elevation to garden, central 4-centred arch headed doorway,
2-leaf compassed door with upper glazing, margin glazing bars
with some decorative stained glass panes, inner 2x4 panes,
lower panel to each leaf. Fixed lancet window each side with
`Y' tracery glazing bars, 2x3 panes below, apex pane of
decorative stained glass. Splayed stone sills. Parapet to roof
has deep corniced coping and lower moulded cornice (all in
brick). Between, parapet pierced by continuous band of round
holes made from terracotta half round sections (field
drains?), lower spout on E side, also double buttress on W
side where building meets garden wall, buttress also with
brick cornice moulding.
INTERIOR: rendered, plain. 3 graffiti on brickwork, initials
all ending with TI and all dated 1834, probably the initials
of the younger members of the family done at the time of
GARDEN WALL each side attached to back, red brick, approx 2.5m
high, upper 0.5m later addition. Extends approx 10.5m to E
approx 6.5m to W, then turning N towards house for approx 22m.

Listing NGR: TL5364838388

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

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