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73 and 75, Castle Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Saffron Walden, Essex

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Latitude: 52.0258 / 52°1'32"N

Longitude: 0.2401 / 0°14'24"E

OS Eastings: 553784

OS Northings: 238745

OS Grid: TL537387

Mapcode National: GBR MBX.TS8

Mapcode Global: VHHL4.3BRV

Plus Code: 9F4226GR+82

Entry Name: 73 and 75, Castle Street

Listing Date: 28 November 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205472

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370465

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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669-1/1/86 (North side)
28/11/51 Nos.73 AND 75


2 houses, now as one. c1530 with early C19 refronting and rear
additions, early C20 partial exposure of framing. Timber
framing both exposed and plastered peg-tiled and slated roofs,
C19 pink brick stacks. Plan uneven U with deep C19 W wing and
short C19 lean-to at E end. 2 storeys and cellars.
Front S elevation: long 3 window range, plastered, but E end
has exposed framing of jettied construction with lower wall
moved forward to make flush, bull nosed joists under wall
plate and empty jetty bracket mortice clear, also earlier
ground floor window scars in studs. Ground floor, E-W, 3-light
casement window, glazing bars, 3x3 panes, cellar vents below,
early C20 boarded and studded door, C19 sash window, horns,
3x2 panes, C19 3-cant, flat roofed bay window and adjacent
doorway, remains of moulded door architrave and window
cornice, simple C20 repair, window now of 5 plain panes, C20
door with upper glazing, 2x3 panes, cellar grille below
window. First floor, three 3-light windows, glazing bars, 3x2
panes, 2 originally sliding. Stack off centre to E behind roof
apex, C19 octagonal chimney pots. Rear N elevation: street
range mainly concealed by W wing and partially by E. W wing of
2 storeys, 2 apex stacks, slate roof, 2 window range, sliding
sashes, glazing bars, 6x4 panes. Central and S end doorways,
flush 4 panel doors. E wing, 2 storeys, lean-to with slate
roof, irregular casement windows, ground floor, 1 of 3 lights,
first floor 2 single and 1 double casement windows, inner
stack through lean-to roof. E end elevation: plastered with
protruding wall plates, rear brick lean-to has roof swept from
principal roof pitch, inner stack central to lean-to.
INTERIOR: jettied unit very complete with heavy close studding
and ceiling joists with rear stair trap in ground floor room.
RCHM record a shop, appropriate to bay window and integral
door of No.73.

Listing NGR: TL5378438745

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