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6, Hospital Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.241 / 52°14'27"N

Longitude: 0.711 / 0°42'39"E

OS Eastings: 585196

OS Northings: 263776

OS Grid: TL851637

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.DL1

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.8XRX

Plus Code: 9F426PR6+CC

Entry Name: 6, Hospital Road

Listing Date: 12 July 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1022558

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466928

ID on this website: 101022558

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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639-1/10/453 (North side)
12/07/72 No.6


House. Early and late C19 with early C17 core. Fronted in
white brick; timber-framed core; slate roof with wide eaves
and an ornate late-C19 red brick cornice.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, cellar and attics. 2 window range: sashes
without glazing-bars in flush cased frames with flat cement
arches. 2 gabled dormers have long roofs with pierced ridge
tiles, white brick fronts, rendered cheeks and 2-light
casement windows. The central doorcase has Tuscan pilasters, a
triglyph frieze and cornice, and panelled reveals. Door up
INTERIOR: cellar, with flint rubble and some stone blocks in
the walling, is divided into 2: on the west, the timber
ceiling has a small beam and joists on edge, on the east, a
heavy main beam and joists set flat.
On the ground storey, the room on the west has a main
ceiling-beam exposed with chamfer and curved stop with groove;
in the room to the east a main beam with step stops, and an
open fireplace with a chamfered and cambered timber lintel.
The brickwork at the back of the hearth is a C20 replacement,
the sides rendered, the jambs of re-used Abbey stone,
consisting of part of 2 matching Norman nook shafts with their
original surrounds, standing upside down on rectangular stone
blocks. A light grey masonry paint has been applied to all the
On the 1st storey, the party wall with No.4 (qv) has a
cambered tie-beam with no pegging for studs; re-used ceiling
joists have been introduced as studding and there is evidence
that the roof has been raised. The original rear wallplate
survives along the eastern half of the building, terminating
in a partly-charred post which has an empty mortice for a
brace. The roofs and attics and the 1st-storey room on the
west all date from the later C19. A small C18 rear extension
has softwood beams.

Listing NGR: TL8519663776

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