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The Blackbirds

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2423 / 52°14'32"N

Longitude: 0.7161 / 0°42'57"E

OS Eastings: 585534

OS Northings: 263933

OS Grid: TL855639

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.FVB

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.CWDX

Entry Name: The Blackbirds

Listing Date: 12 July 1972

Last Amended: 30 October 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1031117

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466663

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


639-1/11/203 (West side)
12/07/72 No.14
The Blackbirds
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
The Blackbirds Public House)


House, formerly public house. Early C18. Timber-framed and
rendered; roughcast to north gable wall. Mansard roof: dark
plaintiles alternating with bands of fishscale tiles;
decorated ridge. 2 internal chimney-stacks with tall plain red
brick shafts.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, cellars and attics. 2 window range:
sashes in flush cased frames with a single vertical bar to
lights. 2 flat-headed lead-covered dormers with 2-light 4-pane
casement windows. 2 flat-headed canted bays to the ground
storey have sash windows with a single vertical bar and
diminished side lights. Central entrance up steps: doorcase
with reeded pilasters and plain architrave; 4-panelled door
with 2 leaves. Later extensions at rear.
INTERIOR: very small chamfered main beams exposed on the
ground storey, and some widely-spaced framing visible on south
side wall. In the upper rear wall 2 original 2-light casement
windows with square leading and ornate catches. Plastered

Listing NGR: TL8553463933

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

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