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18 and 18A, Hatter Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2438 / 52°14'37"N

Longitude: 0.7141 / 0°42'50"E

OS Eastings: 585397

OS Northings: 264089

OS Grid: TL853640

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.7CL

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.BVDT

Plus Code: 9F426PV7+GM

Entry Name: 18 and 18A, Hatter Street

Listing Date: 7 August 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1022531

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466901

ID on this website: 101022531

Location: Bury St Edmunds, West Suffolk, IP33

County: Suffolk

District: West Suffolk

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 Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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639-1/14/426 (West side)
07/08/52 Nos.18 AND 18A


House, now offices. C16 and C17 with early C18 alterations and
extensions. Timber-framed; rendered in panels; plaintiled
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and cellar. Roof with 3 gables facing the
street; a wide arched entrance at the south end with exposed
timbering along its side walls. 6 window range: 12-pane sashes
to each storey in flush cased frames with thick early C18
ovolo-moulded glazing-bars. A central entrance door has a
doorcase with a flat pediment supported by heavy scrolled
brackets; plain reveals; door with 2 leaves and a fanlight
with vertical glazing-bars.
INTERIOR: rubble and stone to the cellar walls; ceiling
supported by a heavy chamfered main beam and flat joists.
Above ground, the oldest part of the building is the wide
entrance at the south end and the room above it, which have
heavy studding and are separately framed in 3 bays with
possible indications of a medieval core.
The remainder of the front range has extensive early C18
changes and has been extended at the rear, where there is a
fine stair and balustrade with closed strings, barley-sugar
twist balusters, plain newels and moulded handrail. Panelled
dado. In both the front upper rooms corner fireplaces with
bolection-moulded surrounds have been introduced.
A narrower C17 rear range of 2 storeys and attics, has a
plaintiled mansard roof and is faced with ornate Edwardian
tile-hanging. 2 rooms to each storey: on the ground storey one
room has full height panelling with raised mouldings and a
heavy moulded wooden cornice. Bolection moulded fireplace
surround with plain pilasters and heavy cornice projecting
slightly above. The 1st storey room has a C17 main beam with
scroll-stops. A C19 extension to the west of the rear range
has a shallow-pitched roof and is also tile-hung.

Listing NGR: TL8539764089

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