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The Grange and Garden Wall to Church Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Saffron Walden, Essex

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Latitude: 52.0248 / 52°1'29"N

Longitude: 0.2419 / 0°14'30"E

OS Eastings: 553916

OS Northings: 238634

OS Grid: TL539386

Mapcode National: GBR MC3.204

Mapcode Global: VHHL4.4CRN

Plus Code: 9F4226FR+WQ

Entry Name: The Grange and Garden Wall to Church Street

Listing Date: 1 November 1972

Last Amended: 31 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205618

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370494

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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669-1/1/115 (South side)
01/11/72 No.33
The Grange and garden wall to Church
(Formerly Listed as:
The Grange)


Large house. Early C19 with some C19 alteration and addition.
Timber-framed and plastered, brick, stone, slated roof. Plan,
2 conjoined offset rectangles with 3-cant projection on W
side. 2 storeys.
Front, N elevation: 2 stuccoed units, 2 window range to W,
pedimented single window range breaks slightly forward, to E,
also passageway to rear in link with No.35 (qv). Roofs hipped
with deep eaves board carried round house. W unit, Tuscan
doorcase engaged columns, flat cornice hood, overlight, door
of 6 recessed panels. Adjacent, 3x4 paned sash window, thin
glazing bars. First floor, similar window over door, adjacent,
blind window recess. E unit pediment has deep cornice,
pilasters simply defined by incised lines. Ground and first
floor shallow bow window with paterae decorated lintels.
Triple sashes, 1x4, 3x4, 1x4, panes. Similar flush window on
second storey. Stacks, seen behind, central to both units.
Rear, S elevation: four 3-storey bays, timber-framed and
rendered to E. 3 W bays break forward, red brick, large stack
at apex of roof hips. Irregular fenestration, all sashes, 3x4
panes. E bay ground floor slated lean-to porch in re-used
limestone ashlar blocks with C20 fully glazed door 3x5 panes,
simple upper side lights, first and second floor flush window
with moulded architraves. W brick unit windows and doorway
segment headed. Ground floor early C20 boarded door. First
floor, one window and one blocked window recess. Second floor,
2 outer windows, central blocked window recess.
E side elevation: plastered timber framing 3 storeys 3 window
range. All 3x4 sashes with moulded architraves. Ground floor
irregular with, S-N, doorway with cornice hood 6-panel door,
C20 2-light casement window set in C19 frame, short slated
brick lean-to, N and S ends have tall round headed triple
light glazing, C19 window in house style. First floor has
additional small C20 casement window. Porch lean-to at S end
(in ashlar) has louvred half gable, simple boarded door and
adjacent 3-light window. W side elevation: to garden,
principal block of 2 tall storeys with irregular fenestration
due to alteration. 3-cant bay window through 3 storeys at S
end (ground falling to S). Most windows have stone lintels and
sills, voussoirs incised and white lined. Ground floor, N-S, 2
simple horned sash windows, tiled sills. French window with
overlight, 2-leaf 2x3 paned glazing, lower panels. Doorway
overlight has decorative oval glazing bars. 6 panelled door,
upper 2 glazed. First floor, 2 tall sash windows, 3x6 panes,
one blind window recess over doorway. Also half height early
C20 stair `cross' window at N end with stained glass. S end
bay windows mainly 3x4 paned sashes. Ground floor though has
boarded door, one window 2x3 panes and one blind window.
INTERIOR: central break N-S between E timber-framed unit and W
brick addition clear in change of levels. Central stairway at
junction has round top skylight with some stained glass.
Stair, shaped mahogany handrail, stick balusters. Major
alteration said to be in 1837 when large first floor room on W
side constructed with marble fireplace and shuttered window.
Shadow of old exterior window now within house. Stairway in
early C20 NW corner of house contemporary with half height
window. An old photograh shows a cast-iron verandah on the W
garden side.
GARDEN WALL: attached to house, red brick, approx 3.5m high on
W side to Church Street for approx 34m and turning S for
approx 44m. Half height battered off-set to upper section with
regular pilasters, plain coping. Inner face has secondary
battered buttresses.

Listing NGR: TL5391638634

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