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19, Whiting Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096757

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467768

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


639-1/15/701 (East side)
07/08/52 No.19


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

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

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