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58, 60, 62 and 64, Castle Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Saffron Walden, Essex

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Latitude: 52.0259 / 52°1'33"N

Longitude: 0.2417 / 0°14'30"E

OS Eastings: 553894

OS Northings: 238761

OS Grid: TL538387

Mapcode National: GBR MBX.V8Q

Mapcode Global: VHHL4.4BMS

Plus Code: 9F4226GR+9M

Entry Name: 58, 60, 62 and 64, Castle Street

Listing Date: 1 November 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205445

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370459

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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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 28/04/2014


CASTLE STREET (South side),
Nos. 58, 60, 62 and 64

(Formerly listed as Nos. 58, 60 AND 64)



4 houses. No.62 has early C17 core, C19 reworking and additions, C20 refurbishment. Timber-framed and plastered, peg-tiled roof, red brick stacks, also later brickwork. Plan rectangular of street range and continuous rear lean-to. 2-storey and attics. Front N elevation: 4 window range, originally 4 doors, doorway of No.62 removed. Grouped as 2 pairs with shared stacks. Nos 58 & 60 have simple C19 boarded doors, C19 sliding sash window with glazing bars, 2 ground and 2 first floor windows 4x3 panes. 2 lead gabled dormers, sliding sashed, one C19 4x2 panes, one C20 4x2 panes. Stack behind roof ridge. No.64, one boarded door, all windows C20 replacements, 2-light casements with rectangular leaded panes. 2 ground and 2 first floor, 2 lead gabled dormers, stack behind apex. Rear S elevation: full length peg-tiled catslide roof to C19 brick single storey lean-to, 2 large rectangular stacks through roof pitch at house/lean-to junction. Nos 58 & 60 each have a C20 clay tiled gabled dormer window with 2-light casement window 4x3 panes. Boarded doors with adjacent C20 3-light casement window. No.64 (and 62), C19 boarded door with upper light 3x2 panes, 2 C20 2-light casement windows 4x3 panes. 2 large skylights.
INTERIORS: Early C17 basic framing with jowled posts, primary braced studs, C19 rear addition essentially softwood. Fireplaces for Nos 62 & 64 diagonal back to back, thin early C17 bricks and timber lintels. Fireplaces of Nos 58 & 60 said to be similar.

Listing NGR: TL5389438761

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