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The Arcade

A Grade II Listed Building in Ipswich, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0574 / 52°3'26"N

Longitude: 1.1517 / 1°9'6"E

OS Eastings: 616164

OS Northings: 244577

OS Grid: TM161445

Mapcode National: GBR TMP.XNH

Mapcode Global: VHLBS.XK65

Entry Name: The Arcade

Listing Date: 4 August 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1037786

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275386

Location: Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1

County: Suffolk

District: Ipswich

Town: Ipswich

Electoral Ward/Division: Alexandra

Built-Up Area: Ipswich

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Ipswich St Mary at the Elms

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

Nos 1 and 2
(The Arcade)
TM 1644 NW 1/12


An early C19 stuccoed archway which connects Arcade Street with King Street.
It has a central feature with pilasters, frieze amid a cornice surmounted
by a balustrade, and a central elliptical archway with a moulded stucco architrave
and plain Ionic columns inset at thc corners. The central feature is flanked
by 2 storeyed stuccoed wings, each of 2 window range. Some double-hung sashes
with glazing bars and some C20 casements. The ground storey has a 3-light
double-hung sash window on the north end and a C20 shop front on the south
end. The interior of the archway is a plastered elliptical barrel vault
in 3 sections. At the rear, in Arcade Street, the flanking wings are pedimented
(one with a Diocletian window). The south end has a tall window of double-hung
sashes with glazing bars.

Nos 1 and 2 form a group with the Corn Exchange and the Swan Inn, King Street.

Listing NGR: TM1616444577

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

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