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15, Cornhill

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2459 / 52°14'45"N

Longitude: 0.7116 / 0°42'41"E

OS Eastings: 585216

OS Northings: 264316

OS Grid: TL852643

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.0RZ

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.9T16

Entry Name: 15, Cornhill

Listing Date: 30 October 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076955

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466755

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


639-1/14/285 (West side)


Shop. 1910. By Michael Vyne Treleavan for Sir Joseph Boot.
Brick with ornate render; plaintiles. Exuberant Jacobethan
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; 3 canted bays to the 1st storey with
mullion-and-transom windows, 4-light to the 2 outer windows,
6-light to the centre, all with diamond-leaded panes to the
top lights. The windows are flanked by 4 niches with
semicircular shell tops containing life-size figures of a
Roman warrior, St Edmund, Edward I and Edward VI, all in
appropriate costume, with cartouches above. On the 2nd storey,
bracketed shafts to the 2 outer canted mullioned bay windows
which have oriel bases decorated with leaf scrolls, swags and
masks. A central square 6-light bay window has a moulded
timber base decorated with leaf-motif, coved below with vine
trails and a winged cherub head. A raised timber band above
the 1st storey windows has leaf-scroll ornament.
Between the 2nd storey windows are plaster panels in low
relief with strapwork and caryatids. Wide eaves overhang below
3 gables projecting from the front slope of the roof. The
centre gable is larger, and all have panelled plasterwork in
their pediments, the 2 outer with strapwork and cartouches,
the central pediment with a seated medieval monarch surrounded
by 3 other figures. Ornate hanging finials to the gables.
Barge-boards with carved motifs. A late C20 shop front to the
ground storey.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
(BOE: Pevsner N: Radcliffe E: Suffolk: London: 1974-: 152).

Listing NGR: TL8521664316

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