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Army and Navy Stores (Part)

A Grade II Listed Building in Saffron Walden, Essex

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Latitude: 52.0236 / 52°1'24"N

Longitude: 0.2387 / 0°14'19"E

OS Eastings: 553698

OS Northings: 238492

OS Grid: TL536384

Mapcode National: GBR MC3.161

Mapcode Global: VHHL4.3D1L

Entry Name: Army and Navy Stores (Part)

Listing Date: 28 November 1951

Last Amended: 31 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280459

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370575

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


669-1/1/190 (East side)
28/11/51 No.20
Army and Navy Stores (part)
(Formerly Listed as:


Shop and office. Late C15 or early C16. Timber framing partly
exposed and gabled plain tile roof. 2 storeys and attics. One
lean-to roofed dormer with 2-light leaded casement. Elevation:
the exposed frame of first floor shows 2 original windows with
deep oriels sills. Between are C17 windows with moulded
mullions and original openings are now filled by a 2-light and
a 3-light painted timber casement with leaded lights. Jetty
exposed with moulded bressumer and 3 brackets. Ground floor
has storey posts reversed showing jowls to the exterior.
Contemporary 4-centred arched door-head with leaf carved
spandrels and C20 door fitted under. C20 shopfront of 3 large
panes and brick stallriser. Above the shopfront is a band of
moulded plasterwork remade from casts of old work. To the rear
is a half gable against adjoining building and a slate
lean-to. The building is part only of a longer, long-wall
jetty house, truncated at its N end.
INTERIOR: chamfered spine-beams formerly with soffit tenoned
joists. Hole in rear framing for former contemporary rear
wall-stack and mortice possibly for garderobe door head. Crown
post roof with one chamfered post with plain stops at base.

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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