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Army and Navy Stores

A Grade II Listed Building in Saffron Walden, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0236 / 52°1'24"N

Longitude: 0.2387 / 0°14'19"E

OS Eastings: 553698

OS Northings: 238498

OS Grid: TL536384

Mapcode National: GBR MC3.160

Mapcode Global: VHHL4.3D1K

Entry Name: Army and Navy Stores

Listing Date: 28 November 1951

Last Amended: 31 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280456

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370573

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
669-1/1/188 (East side)
28/11/51 No.18
Army and Navy Stores (part)
(Formerly Listed as:
HIGH STREET
No.18)

GV II

Shop and office. Late C16. Timber-framed with exposed framing
and render. Gabled clay plain tile roof with gabled rear stair
tower. 2 storeys with attics. Front has one gabled dormer.
Elevation: first floor has contemporary frieze windows, each
of 5 lights with moulded mullions, either side of former oriel
window (the mortices for brackets and square sides are still
visible). In place of the oriel is a C20 3-light painted
casement window with leaded lights. Moulded bressumer exposed
on 2 original jetty brackets. Ground floor has old storey
posts reversed so that jowls face outwards, flanking C20
shopfront with brick stall riser. One small window with
rectangular leaded lights and door to offices over. Frieze of
plasterwork over shopfront was made from cast of old pargetted
decoration with bird and foliage. Rear elevation picturesque
with 2 phase brick stack adjoining stair tower and 1 gabled
dormer. Late C16 or early C17 timber frame with `A' frame side
purlin trusses and old (C17?) staircase in rear tower.
Cupboard with old panelling as doors.


Listing NGR: TL5369938492

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

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