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9, 9a and 9b, the Traverse

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2452 / 52°14'42"N

Longitude: 0.7126 / 0°42'45"E

OS Eastings: 585286

OS Northings: 264248

OS Grid: TL852642

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.6YP

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.9TLP

Entry Name: 9, 9a and 9b, the Traverse

Listing Date: 12 July 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1038273

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467588

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


639-1/14/637 Nos.9, 9A AND 9B


House, now divided into 3 shops on the ground floor and flats
above. Early C19. Fronted in white brick with a panelled
parapet and a moulded stone cornice. Slate roof.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys. 5 window range, all sashes with a single
vertical glazing-bar to lights in plain reveals with stuccoed
lintels and stone sills. Above the 1st storey windows
segmental arches in the brickwork are infilled with diaper
brick. There are the remains of old signs painted on the upper
part of the walls.
The 3 shops have C20 fronts, No.9B in Regency style. The
3-storey Skinner Street frontage is partly rendered, with an
irregular arrangement of small-paned sash windows in flush
cased frames; one sliding sash window on the top storey.
The rear of No.9B, which is now linked with No.10 The Traverse
(qv), is faced in C18 red brick: a blocked window to both
upper storeys and a sash window to each storey, 6-pane to the
top storey, 16-pane to the 1st and ground storeys, all in
flush cased frames. The ground and 1st storey windows have
flat gauged arches; external shutters to the ground storey
window and a door with flush panels.
INTERIOR: cellar below No.9B has old render over rubble
walling on which large simulated stone blocks have been
outlined. A stone pillar supporting a ceiling beam has a
Norman nook shaft and another similar shaft is embedded in the
walling. No features exposed within any of the shops, but some
exposed timbering in the top storey of the Skinner Street

Listing NGR: TL8528664248

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

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