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2 and 3, Abbey Lane

A Grade II Listed Building in Saffron Walden, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0224 / 52°1'20"N

Longitude: 0.2381 / 0°14'17"E

OS Eastings: 553663

OS Northings: 238366

OS Grid: TL536383

Mapcode National: GBR MC3.121

Mapcode Global: VHHL4.2FRG

Entry Name: 2 and 3, Abbey Lane

Listing Date: 1 November 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204309

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370360

Location: Saffron Walden, Uttlesford, Essex, CB10

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Saffron Walden

Built-Up Area: Saffron Walden

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

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Listing Text


SAFFRON WALDEN

TL5338 ABBEY LANE
669-1/1/1 (North side)
01/11/72 Nos.2 AND 3

GV II

Pair of houses. c1800. Timber-framed and plastered, peg-tiled
roof. U shaped plan of original rectangular block. 2 storeys
and attics with cellars, with full length 2-storey rear
lean-to, and further ground floor U shaped lean-to round rear
yard. Front, S elevation: 2 window range with front doors at
outer E and W ends. Gambrel roof with half hipped ends and
simple block modillioned eaves cornice. Tall shared C19 red
brick stack in front roof pitch. No.2, to E, 3-cant bay
windows through both floors, corbelled at base, windows,
sashes with glazing bars, 1x4, 3x4, 1x4 panes. Ground floor
exterior hinged side shutters remain with framed retaining
recesses on house wall. Cellar grating below. Doorway of
simple classical form with plain hood. Door of 6 moulded
recessed panels. Attic has 2 dormer windows with swept roofs
and double casementw with glazing bars, each 2x2 panes. No.3,
to W, similar but corbelled bay window only on ground floor,
above, restored C20 window in C18 style with moulded
architrave, 4x4 panes. Doorway has simple weather hood, C19
door of 4 bead-moulded flush panels. Attic has single dormer
window in house style. Rear, N elevation: large sweep of
roofs, upper one clay tile and lower ones slated. Large
central lateral C19 stack in red brick at upper part of main
lean-to roof adjacent to No.3. C20 hipped dormer with 2
casements, each 2x4 panes. To W, tall slender C19 stack at end
of building. First floor, No.2 has early C19 sash window,
moulded architrave and thin glazing bars, 3x4 panes. No.3 has
C20 casement windows with glazing bars, one 2x2 and one 3x3
panes.


Listing NGR: TL5366338366

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