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27, 27a and 27b, Buttermarket

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2456 / 52°14'44"N

Longitude: 0.7134 / 0°42'48"E

OS Eastings: 585337

OS Northings: 264288

OS Grid: TL853642

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.16K

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.9TZF

Entry Name: 27, 27a and 27b, Buttermarket

Listing Date: 12 July 1972

Last Amended: 30 October 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1031143

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466683

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


639-1/14/220 (East side)
12/07/72 Nos.27, 27A AND 27B
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)


House and shop, now 2 shops with offices above. Early C19
front; C16 and C17 core. Timber-framed and rendered; slate
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys. 5 window range: small-paned sashes in
flush cased frames with glazing-bars to the upper sashes only.
All windows have wood architraves and pediments on console
brackets. The 4 1st storey windows open on to wrought-iron
balconies. 2 C20 shop fronts on the ground storey. A long
timber-framed rear range in at least 5 bays, at right angles
to the front, is approached from High Baxter Street. This was
formerly the Half Moon Inn. It is now largely surrounded by
C20 extensions, but part of the jetty along the south side is
still visible with the joist-ends exposed. Further extensions,
including one with an early C19 mansard roof, make the rear
very complex.
INTERIOR: a 2-cell front range with internal chimney-stack has
the timbers partly exposed on the 1st storey. The room to the
left has a curious fireplace in Adam style augmented by a
later overmantel. In the room to the right the main beam has
shallow roll-mouldings. The top storey is a C19 addition.
The ground storey of the jettied rear range is entered through
No.27A and the upper storey from the rear of No.27. Part of
the timbers of the ground-storey ceiling are exposed, with
hollow and roll-mouldings to the main beams and cornice and
roll-mouldings to the joists. On the upper storey, one
chamfered and cambered tie-beam and a main post with a long
arched brace; the remainder of the frame covered. The roof is
a C20 replacement.

Listing NGR: TL8533764288

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

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