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1, Market Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Saffron Walden, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0233 / 52°1'23"N

Longitude: 0.2418 / 0°14'30"E

OS Eastings: 553912

OS Northings: 238472

OS Grid: TL539384

Mapcode National: GBR MC3.1Z7

Mapcode Global: VHHL4.4DPS

Entry Name: 1, Market Street

Listing Date: 1 November 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206713

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370678

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 MARKET STREET
669-1/1/292 (East side)
01/11/72 No.1

GV II

Shop and business premises. C15 range with C16 rear wing, C19
refronting and extension, C20 refurbishment. Timber-framed and
plastered, brick, peg and clay tiled roofs. F shaped plan of
street range with rear wings. 2 storeys and attic.
W front elevation: 5 window range, mainly plastered with 4
similar early C19 windows over double shop fronts. Windows
have ornate architraves decorated with corner roundels, upper
central shell, bow and wheatear on sides. Sashes 3x4 panes.
Shop fronts below, C20 fluted pilasters, shallow bow windows,
lesser (to N) plain, larger (to S) with glazing bars, 10x3
panes, brick below. Common doorway has single door of 2 leaves
with moulded panels. To S, brick fronted early C19
carriageway, stuccoed brickwork, flanking pilasters rise to
round headed window in double recess, sash with glazing bars,
3x4 panes plus radial panes. Carriage doors, 2 leaves, each
with 6 flush panels.
E rear elevation: street range has 2 storey and attic timber
and plaster wing to E adjacent to carriageway. C20
fenestration. E gabled end, ground floor fully glazed bay
window with central simple French window, lower boarding to
sides. First floor, 2-light casement window with glazing bars,
4x3 panes, attic simple casement. S side: ground floor 3-light
casement, first floor 2-light casement 4x2 panes. Carriageway
arch plain. Slate roof above. N end: long jettied wing to E, 2
C16 bays with 2 further C20 bays. Old work has principal
joists and brackets exposed, rest plastered with ample remains
of old panelled basket pargetting. Ground floor C20 3-light
casement window, first floor C18 sliding sash window with
moulded architrave 6x2 panes, also C20 casement window. C20
continuation imitates jetty with slender bay brackets, also 2
facade gables, 3 plain doors and casement windows. Between
wings, narrow gap with C20 door with upper glazing adjacent
C20 casement window, similar one on first floor.
INTERIOR: entry passageway between shop fronts appears
original, of C15, with plank and muntin screen wall on S side,
cyma moulded bridging joist over passage. Street range, some
C15 framing exposed, heavy jowled post at NE corner adjoining
wall plate has deep chamfer. N rear jettied range secondary,
had C16 construction similar to that at Nos 2 & 4 Church Path
(qv).


Listing NGR: TL5391238472

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