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2 and 4, London Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Saffron Walden, Essex

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Latitude: 52.02 / 52°1'11"N

Longitude: 0.2394 / 0°14'21"E

OS Eastings: 553755

OS Northings: 238097

OS Grid: TL537380

Mapcode National: GBR MC3.7BL

Mapcode Global: VHHL4.3HDB

Plus Code: 9F42269Q+XP

Entry Name: 2 and 4, London Road

Listing Date: 31 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206398

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370644

Location: Saffron Walden, Uttlesford, Essex, CB11

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Saffron Walden

Built-Up Area: Saffron Walden

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

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Listing Text


669-1/1/260 (North West side)
Nos.2 AND 4


Office, formerly house. Late C16 frame, late C17 rebuilding,
early C19 rear addition. Timber-framed and plastered on a
brick sill, peg tile and slate roof, red brick central stack.
L shaped plan of principal range and short full height
addition in E side. 2 storey and cellar. Front, S elevation: 2
window range. Ground floor, E-W, diagonally set plain doorway
across corner to Barnard's Yard, curved steps up, overlight,
door has upper glazing, 2x3 panes. Adjacent wide early C19
shop window, cornice hood and consoles,now with single fixed
glass pane, simple sash window with glazing bars, 4x4 panes.
First floor, 2 similar sash windows but 3x3 panes. Rear, N
elevation: slated roof continuous from front block over
addition. Recessed wall of brick now colourwashed. Ground
floor, segment headed doorway with C20 door, upper glazed
panel and lower recessed panel, small C20 fixed casement
window in older segment headed aperture. Above, first floor
sash window with glazing bars, 4x4 panes. E end to Barnard's
Yard: shop window, similar to front, adjacent to corner
doorway, above, 3x3 paned sash window, 2 similar windows one
to each floor in rear addition.
INTERIOR: C16 framing seen on first floor, wall plates, jowled
posts and some heavy studding. Also thin late C17 replacement
studding. 2 ground floor fireplaces, one in main block with
late C17 brick and timber lintel (now with some C20
infilling). Rear C19 fireplace (in stack now cut down below
roof), segment headed with iron support band. Rear room has
good contemporary pink-yellow gault brick floor.

Listing NGR: TL5375538097

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

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