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Latitude: 52.2429 / 52°14'34"N
Longitude: 0.7133 / 0°42'48"E
OS Eastings: 585347
OS Northings: 263994
OS Grid: TL853639
Mapcode National: GBR QF0.76D
Mapcode Global: VHKD4.9WZG
Entry Name: 19, Whiting Street
Listing Date: 7 August 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1096757
English Heritage Legacy ID: 467768
Location: Bury St. Edmunds, St. Edmundsbury, Suffolk, IP33
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
BURY ST EDMUNDS
TL8563NW WHITING STREET
639-1/15/701 (East side)
House; now offices. C17 and early C19. Timber-framed and
rendered; slate roof with a plain eaves soffit. C20 brick to
south gable wall. 3 storeys to front range;
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attics at rear. 2 windows to each
storey: 9-pane sashes to 1st, 12-pane to 2nd, a single
vertical glazing bar to the ground storey, all in flush cased
frames. An imposing entrance door at the south end is in a
slightly recessed section which appears to be the surviving
fragment of an adjoining house. This has heavy fluted Doric
columns and a portico supporting an entablature with triglyph
frieze and mutule cornice; a 6-panel door with a rectangular
A rear wing is rendered on the upper storey above a ground
storey of Tudor brick which incorporates an end chimney-stack.
Plaintiled roof. C20 metal casements. At tie-beam level in the
gable a stone face is set into the wall. On the south, a wing
at the rear of the entrance passage has been cut down the
middle and now has a single-pitch to its roof.
INTERIOR: a fine cellar, accessible from No.19, but running
below No.18 (qv), has a great deal of re-used stone in its
walling and a heavy main ceiling beam. The early C19 front
range has a good early C19 cast-iron grate to the 1st storey
room. A winder stair within the cut-back rear wing has stick
balusters and curved handrail.
The main rear wing, early C17, is in 2 long bays, divided into
2 rooms, each with an end chimney-stack. On the west, the
stack links with the front range. Both rear hearths have plain
timber lintels. Plain main timbers exposed. A fine fitted
Jacobean style dresser in the west room. The roof over the
rear range is in 6 irregular bays with clasped purlins;
rafters covered. 2 small wings lead off it on the north.
Listing NGR: TL8534763994
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