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16 and 16a, Abbeygate Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.245 / 52°14'41"N

Longitude: 0.7142 / 0°42'51"E

OS Eastings: 585396

OS Northings: 264224

OS Grid: TL853642

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.7D7

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.BTFW

Entry Name: 16 and 16a, Abbeygate Street

Listing Date: 12 July 1972

Last Amended: 30 October 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1021959

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466583

Location: Bury St. Edmunds, St. Edmundsbury, Suffolk, IP33

County: Suffolk

District: St. Edmundsbury

Civil Parish: Bury St Edmunds

Built-Up Area: Bury St Edmunds

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Bury St Edmunds St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


639-1/14/127 (North side)
12/07/72 Nos.16 AND 16A
(Formerly Listed as:


Offices of the Trustee Savings Bank, formerly a house and
shop. c1863, designed by William Spanton, photographer, for
his own use. No.16A is the Area Office of the TSB, which
occupies the upper floors of both No.16 and No.17 (qv). White
brick and slates.
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys: this is the highest building in the
street. Stucco cornice and moulded rusticated quoins. 3 sash
windows to the top storey with vertical glazing bars and
stucco shouldered architraves. A raised band at sill level. 3
sash windows to the 2nd storey with single vertical glazing
bars, shouldered architraves and cornices. The first storey is
stuccoed and the 3 sash windows have moulded architraves and
segmental pediments on console brackets. The ground storey has
a plain C20 shop front.
INTERIOR: an original steep winder stair in the north-east
corner of No.16, which runs the whole height of the building,
has bracketed open strings, slender column balusters, and a
wreathed handrail.

Listing NGR: TL8539664224

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