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6, King Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Saffron Walden, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0236 / 52°1'25"N

Longitude: 0.2404 / 0°14'25"E

OS Eastings: 553815

OS Northings: 238502

OS Grid: TL538385

Mapcode National: GBR MC3.1M5

Mapcode Global: VHHL4.3DYJ

Entry Name: 6, King Street

Listing Date: 1 November 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206328

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370629

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 KING STREET
669-1/1/245 (North side)
01/11/72 No.6

GV II

Offices with shop below. Mid C19. Brick, colourwashed, in
Baroque style, slate roof. 3 storey. S front elevation: 2
window range, roof obscured by plain parapet with dentilled
cornice. First floor windows semicircular headed with panel
enriched splayed reveals and diagonally set consoles
supporting a lower cornice and surmounting fluted architraves
with upper cornice also set diagonally over the consoles.
Windows are double casements with glazing bars, 2x3 panes with
2-paned arched heads. Second floor windows segment headed with
moulded architraves having shoulders and lower swept expanded
bases, also moulded leaf cresting, sash windows with thin
glazing bars, 3x3 panes, upper glazing bars curved to segment
head. Shop has C19 end-pilasters each with console enriched
with acanthus, and lower shell. Entablature fluted with panels
below first floor windows. Shop windows and central recessed
doorway of early C20. Plate glass frontage, frieze lights now
boarded, door has central and upper glazing and lower panel,
over-light blocked but has shaped cresting.
W elevation to Lime Tree Court: gault brick, single window
range 2 units, slate roof behind parapet. S unit, ground
floor, semicircular-headed doorway, now with C20 plain door
and blocked overlight. First floor, C19 semicircular-headed
sash window with glazing bars, 4x3 panes, spaced to create
narrow marginal panes, also radial panes at head. Second
floor, semicircular-headed window, casement, similar glazing
system to first floor, head though plain glazing. Parapet
lifts to meet slightly taller elevation to front. N unit,
ground floor, C19 3-cant bay window, hipped slate roof, plain
segment headed windows to cants. Adjacent segment headed
doorway, door C20 with 6 panels. First floor C19 segment
headed sash window with glazing bars, 3x2 panes, adjacent
small C20 casement window and, to S, small blocked segment
headed window aperture. Second floor similar C19 window to one
of first floor.
INTERIOR: has original staircase with shaped balusters and
handrail, upper flight has simple end brackets to treads.


Listing NGR: TL5381538502

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