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11, Castle Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Saffron Walden, Essex

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Latitude: 52.0249 / 52°1'29"N

Longitude: 0.2377 / 0°14'15"E

OS Eastings: 553623

OS Northings: 238641

OS Grid: TL536386

Mapcode National: GBR MC3.0WH

Mapcode Global: VHHL4.2CHJ

Entry Name: 11, Castle Street

Listing Date: 28 November 1951

Last Amended: 31 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1297769

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370434

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


669-1/1/55 (North side)
28/11/51 No.11
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.11 AND 13)


House, of 2 adjacent units. Half to W, mid C15, jettied,
contiguous with No.9 (qv). E half late C16. Timber-framed and
plastered, peg-tiled roofs. Plan T shaped of street range and
later rear addition. 2 storeys and cellar.
Front, S elevation: E unit, central bow shop window on
brackets, deep upper plain frieze, 6x4 panes, doorways each
side with shaped hoods on board-cut console brackets. W door
unused, moulded door frame, door of 6 panels, lower 4 fielded,
upper recessed. E doorway plain, door 6 recessed panels. First
floor, central 2-light window c1900 with roll moulded frame
and central stile, casements with glazing bars, 4x4 panes. W
unit, jetty details all now plastered over, plastered coved
eaves. Ground floor, C19 rectangular bay window with glazing
bars, 1x3 fixed, 3x3 sliding sashes, 1x3 fixed, shutter hinge
recesses remain together with moulded rail at sill level for
retaining shutter against house wall. First floor, sliding
sash window, glazing bars, 6x2 panes. Also, at E end,
single-light window in projecting E end wall.
Rear N elevation: street range, first floor, 2x2 paned
casement window at E end. Ground floor, gabled additions
partly timber-framed, peg-tiled and slate roof, now with C20
details. Central C20 2-section `stable' door with upper
glazing 3x2 panes, 3x4 panes sash window boxed out from wall.
2-light casement window 4x3 panes. Stack behind addition
rebuilt in Fletton brick.
INTERIOR: most framing covered but ground floor of E unit has
exposed late C16 oak ceiling joists, flat laid, diminished
haunched tenons. Stair trap frame at rear. End wall between
units partly exposed with studding belonging to E unit. Roof
of E unit of wind braced, trapped side purlin form (seen to
continue into No.13 (qv)). W unit stack on rear wall of street
range has some C17 brickwork with timber lintel. Both ground
and first floor rooms have cyma moulded dado panelling. Good
C19 cast-iron fireplace on first floor. Roof rebuilt to simple
side purlin type. Cellar contains old brickwork and cobble

Listing NGR: TL5362338641

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

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