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20 and 20a, Hatter Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2439 / 52°14'38"N

Longitude: 0.7141 / 0°42'50"E

OS Eastings: 585395

OS Northings: 264108

OS Grid: TL853641

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.7CJ

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.BVCP

Entry Name: 20 and 20a, Hatter Street

Listing Date: 7 August 1952

Last Amended: 30 October 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1022533

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466903

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 Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


639-1/14/428 (West side)
07/08/52 Nos.20 AND 20A
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)


House, now divided into 2 shops on the ground storey with
separate living accommodation above. C16 and C17 with C18 and
C19 alterations. Timber-framed and rendered; plaintiled roof
with twin gables facing the street. L-shaped plan with a long
rear wing.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attics; cellar to part; 4 window
range: 12-pane sashes in moulded flush cased frames with a
coved and moulded stucco cornice above. The twin gables each
have plain bargeboards, C19 hanging finials and 2-light
square-leaded C18 casement windows. On the ground storey an
off-centre C18 entrance door with 6 sunk panels, partly
glazed, is set in a doorcase with plain reveals, moulded and
eared architrave, cornice and triangular pediment. To the left
of the door, a 12-pane sash window and to the right a double
shop-front, in early C19 style, but inserted in the mid-C20.
INTERIOR: cellar (below 20A), lined with old brick, has 3
arched openings and a timber ceiling. No.20 extends into a
long rear range and has ceiling heights at different levels
from those in No.20A. The rear range is in 2 phases, one C16,
in 2 bays, the other C17, with a linking chimney-stack.
On the 1st storey the C16 part has the remains of studding for
the former end wall, including the frame of a 3-light original
window with small square mortices for moulded mullions and a
rebate for a shutter. This window was blocked by a C17
chimney-stack with 3 further timber-framed bays beyond it: the
trusses have tie-beams with long arched braces. No.20A has the
main ceiling beams with a double ogee moulding in the shop
area and walls with flush panels and bolection moulded
The attic rooms on the street frontage have old 2-light
casement windows with square leaded panes and ornate
wrought-iron fittings.

Listing NGR: TL8539564108

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

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