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South Boundary Wall to Park

A Grade II* Listed Building in Saffron Walden, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0187 / 52°1'7"N

Longitude: 0.2282 / 0°13'41"E

OS Eastings: 552992

OS Northings: 237926

OS Grid: TL529379

Mapcode National: GBR MC2.JHG

Mapcode Global: VHHL3.WJZB

Entry Name: South Boundary Wall to Park

Listing Date: 28 November 1951

Last Amended: 31 October 1994

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204384

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370378

Location: Saffron Walden, Uttlesford, Essex, CB11

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Saffron Walden

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

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Listing Text


SAFFRON WALDEN

TL53NW AUDLEY END ROAD, Audley End
669-1/3/337 South boundary wall to park
28/11/51
(Formerly Listed as:
AUDLEY END
The south boundary wall of the park)

GV II*

S boundary wall to Audley End Park stretching along Audley End
Road for 1120m from Lion Lodge (qv) to the edge of Saffron
Walden. Early C17. Red brick with some yellow bricks, mainly
English bond with some patches of garden wall bond. Inner face
has a stretch of flint facing at W end. Height variable as it
climbs the hill to the E. Plinth offset along the wall steps
up to accommodate the hill but not always in phase with lifts
at wall head. Central section up to approx 5.5m high but
tapers down at E end and is stepped down at W. W end has
brick-built, shaped coping with diagonal dentils, E end plain.
3 gateways and one doorway through, W-E, at 160m, original
doorway 4-centred arched head, door oak, framed and boarded,
studded, at 340m, original gateway 4m wide with octagonal
piers, gateway now blocked with similar bricks (straight joint
clear), upper stage of piers now missing, at 655m, gateway at
Icehouse Lodge (qv), at 820m, C19 gateway in yellow brick,
stretch of yellow brick walling each side 20m long, plain
piers to gate and also to end of wall extensions, pair of
wooden doors.


Listing NGR: TL5299237926

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

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