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Latitude: 52.2433 / 52°14'36"N
Longitude: 0.7167 / 0°43'0"E
OS Eastings: 585572
OS Northings: 264050
OS Grid: TL855640
Mapcode National: GBR QF0.80R
Mapcode Global: VHKD4.CWQ4
Entry Name: 3 and 4, Crown Street
Listing Date: 12 July 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1076933
English Heritage Legacy ID: 466769
Location: Bury St. Edmunds, West Suffolk, Suffolk, IP33
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
BURY ST EDMUNDS
TL8564SE CROWN STREET
639-1/8/297 (East side)
12/07/72 Nos.3 AND 4
A pair of houses. Early C19 fronts, C16 core. Timber-framed;
white brick fronts; slate roofs with a plain eaves cornice.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and cellars. 4 window range: 12-pane
sashes in deep reveals to the 1st storey, 6-pane to the 2nd
storey. A raised stucco band below the 1st-storey windows.
No.3 has 2 tripartite sash windows on the ground storey with
heavy woodwork, moulded cornices, and a blank
semicircular-headed arch between. No.4 has two 12-pane sash
windows like those on the 1st storey and a blank semicircular
arch at the south end. All the windows have flat gauged
arches. 2 semicircular-headed doorways have 6-panelled doors
with the top 2 panels glazed and blank fanlights above.
INTERIOR: No.3 has a long 3-bay range at right-angles to the
street extending into a rear gable: studding exposed along the
upper part of the north wall and along part of the south wall.
To the south of this the frame is linked to that of No.4 and
on the rear of the upper storey the slope of the roof was
pushed out into a gable in the C17, with an attic storey
Within the raised section is the upper part of a Jacobean
dog-leg stair with moulded balusters and handrail, closed
strings and square chamfered newels with solid acorn finials.
No.4 has a narrow cellar below part of the front with walls of
stone blocks, brick and flint, old render and some C19 brick.
The timber ceiling has some original flat joists.
On the ground storey is a single large 2-bay room facing the
street with exposed studding and heavy flat unchamfered
joists. The studding in the rear wall is renewed. In the
partition wall with No.3 is a blocked original doorway. A fine
fireplace on the rear wall has a stone surround with a moulded
depressed Tudor arch, stone side walls within and stone blocks
intermixed with red brick above. The upper room also has heavy
exposed studding and the blocked remains of an original
window. A further gable at the rear.
Listing NGR: TL8557264050
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