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47 and 47a, College Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2421 / 52°14'31"N

Longitude: 0.7147 / 0°42'52"E

OS Eastings: 585441

OS Northings: 263901

OS Grid: TL854639

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.FHG

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.BXP3

Entry Name: 47 and 47a, College Street

Listing Date: 12 July 1972

Last Amended: 30 October 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076948

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466746

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


639-1/15/278 (West side)
12/07/72 Nos.47 AND 47A
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
Nos.47 AND 48)


Former shop and house, now shop and office premises. Mid to
late C16 with extensions at the rear, part single-storey and
of various dates; an early C19 front. Timber-framed and
rendered front range; rear extensions in a variety of
materials including flint and red brick. C20 plaintiles.
EXTERIOR: 2 window range to front: 12-pane sashes in flush
cased frames. On the ground storey, a small C19 shop window in
a plain architrave with projecting moulded cornice has a
single vertical bar dividing the glazing. 4-panel door, the
top 2 panels glazed, and a late C20 garage door leading into
the rear yard.
INTERIOR: the front range has chamfered main cross-beams with
curved step stops to the 2-bay ground storey room, which now
has part of one bay taken up by the side entry. The rear wall
has been removed and a small extension encloses a later
chimney-stack. On the upper storey, 2 rooms have been made
into one by removing the infill between the studs in the
partition wall. The studding is widely spaced and the end
truss against No.46 (qv) has deep jowls to the chamfered main
posts and long arched braces. Roof inaccessible.
The extensions at the rear overlap with part of No.46 and
across the yard are further outbuildings which structurally
form part of the rear of No.48 (qv), so that the property has
complex boundaries. A derelict 2-bay range immediately behind
No.48 has a C19 exterior in flint and brick with
segmental-arched openings to the window and door and a C16
timber-framed interior with a plain heavy beam-and-joist
ceiling. A loft above with renewed roof. On the inner wall,
the remains of a large open fireplace.

Listing NGR: TL8544163901

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

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