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Almshouse Tenements

A Grade II Listed Building in Saffron Walden, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0243 / 52°1'27"N

Longitude: 0.236 / 0°14'9"E

OS Eastings: 553512

OS Northings: 238573

OS Grid: TL535385

Mapcode National: GBR MC3.0HM

Mapcode Global: VHHL4.1CMZ

Entry Name: Almshouse Tenements

Listing Date: 1 November 1972

Last Amended: 31 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205793

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370537

Location: Saffron Walden, Uttlesford, Essex, CB10

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

Civil Parish: Saffron Walden

Built-Up Area: Saffron Walden

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

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Listing Text


SAFFRON WALDEN

TL5338 FRESHWELL STREET
669-1/1/153 (South East side)
01/11/72 Nos.19, 19A, 21 AND 21A
(Formerly Listed as:
FRESHWELL STREET
Nos.19, 19A, 21 AND 21A
Almshouse Tenements)

GV II

Almshouses. 1881. Built by GS Gibson. Red brick, slate roofs.
Double T plan of original range and C20 additions. 2 storeys.
Front NW elevation: symmetrical 6 window range with 2 facade
gables and 2 doorways, 3 stacks, windows have slight segment
heads, horned sashes with glazing bars, 3x4 panes. Doors
boarded and battened, lean-to hoods with wooden brackets on
stone corbels, shaped tiles. Gables above have barge-boards
and central plaques (ALMSHOUSE TENEMENTS), (ERECTED BY
G.S.GIBSON 1881). Stacks rectangular in form of 4 clustered
shafts. Rear SE elevation: similar form to front but with 2
C20 red brick 2 storey gabled additions in line with front
gables. C19 rear wall, 4 C19 windows to each storey, casements
with glazing bars, all 3x3 panes. Extensions have 2-light
metal casement windows with glazing bars, 4x3 panes. 2 windows
on first floor, one window SW and NE sides of ground floor.
Ground floor also has slated lean-to twin recessed porches
with C19 boarded doors (apparently moved from original back
door positions). NE and SW end elevations: plain with central
stack projecting slightly.


Listing NGR: TL5351238573

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

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