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Latitude: 52.0251 / 52°1'30"N
Longitude: 0.2387 / 0°14'19"E
OS Eastings: 553692
OS Northings: 238659
OS Grid: TL536386
Mapcode National: GBR MC3.15H
Mapcode Global: VHHL4.3C1F
Entry Name: 8, Castle Street
Listing Date: 1 November 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1204672
English Heritage Legacy ID: 370431
Location: Saffron Walden, Uttlesford, Essex, CB10
Civil Parish: Saffron Walden
Built-Up Area: Saffron Walden
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
TL5338 CASTLE STREET
669-1/1/52 (South side)
Formerly known as: Wheatsheaf Public House CASTLE STREET.
House. Early C19 with C20 renovation. Grey/yellow gault brick,
slate roof. Simple rectangular plan. 2 storeys and C20 attic.
Front N elevation: 3 bays with simple pilasters, basement
podium has stepped batter to wall face. Windows and central
doorway have slightly segment headed voussiors, doorway
approached by steps, overlight, door of 4 flush panels. Outer
windows sashes with horns, glazing bars, 4x4 panes. Above
door, similar window 3x4 panes. 2 arched cellar openings in
podium, blocked to W but, to E with gate and pavement trap
door. Roof projects at E and W ends with pair of stacks at
each end in rear and front roof pitches. 2 C20 sky-lights.
Rear S elevation: brickwork colourwashed, windows now
irregular, ground floor, central C20 fully glazed door, to W,
small inserted 3-cant bay window, casements, 1x2,3x2,1x2
panes, small inserted C20 single light window, to E, C20
rectangular `picture' window, brick base. First floor windows,
W-E, C19 sliding sash, glazing bars, 4x4 panes, C19 2-light
casement, 2x3 panes, C20 3-light metal casement. Stacks and
skylights similar to front elevation. W end elevation: plain
but deep roof on projecting purlins.
INTERIOR: central passage house with lay-out of public house
saloon with boarded dado and serving doors remain, also
cellar. The surviving deeds go back to 1897 when it was owned
by Fordham, the Ashwell, Herts, brewing family.
Listing NGR: TL5369238659
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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