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Cambridge House

A Grade II Listed Building in Saffron Walden, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0237 / 52°1'25"N

Longitude: 0.2386 / 0°14'19"E

OS Eastings: 553694

OS Northings: 238508

OS Grid: TL536385

Mapcode National: GBR MC3.14W

Mapcode Global: VHHL4.3D0G

Entry Name: Cambridge House

Listing Date: 1 November 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205984

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370571

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 HIGH STREET
669-1/1/186 (East side)
01/11/72 No.16
Cambridge House

GV II

Registry office. Early C19 with earlier origins. Painted
Flemish bond brickwork with slate hipped roof. 2 storeys with
multiple rubble lined cellars. Front to High Street has 5 full
height pilaster strips and moulded frieze. First floor has
four 12 paned double-hung sash windows with stone sills and
rendered arches. Ground floor similar but with doorcase with
reeded pilasters, flat moulded hood and frieze with recessed
panel. 2 cement steps and door of 6 panels, top 2 glazed.
Tarred plinth with 3 segmental arched cellar lights, one with
grille. Corner to Church Street has quadrant curve. Church
Street flank has 3 broad piers and two 12 pane double-hung
sashes over one similar window and blind recess. S flank is
rendered with C20 windows and one red brick stack.
INTERIOR: remnants of late C14 house with one service door
head of ogee profile with 2 quatrefoils in spandrels. Much C17
style panelling and Marriage Room has simple early C19
panelling, dado and cornice. Rear door (now enclosed) has
moulded architrave with cornice and `attic' with recessed
panel over.


Listing NGR: TL5369438508

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

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