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41 and 43, Whiting Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2414 / 52°14'29"N

Longitude: 0.7135 / 0°42'48"E

OS Eastings: 585363

OS Northings: 263827

OS Grid: TL853638

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.F6X

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.BX1M

Entry Name: 41 and 43, Whiting Street

Listing Date: 12 July 1972

Last Amended: 30 October 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096768

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467779

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


BURY ST EDMUNDS

TL8563NW WHITING STREET
639-1/15/708 (East side)
12/07/72 Nos.41 AND 43
(Formerly Listed as:
WHITING STREET
(East side)
Nos.41-44 (Consecutive))

GV II

House, later a row of 4 cottages, now 2 houses. Early C17.
Timber-framed and roughcast; roof with C20 plaintiles and a
wide wood eaves soffit.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, attics and cellars. 5 window range:
mainly 2-light small-paned casements to the upper storey and
9-pane sashes to the ground storey in heavy moulded flush
frames. The 2 gabled dormers have 2-light single bar
casements. 2 ledged and battened doors in plain surrounds. The
ground storey windows and door of each half have a continuous
fascia board above. C20 single storey rear extensions to No.41
and an old gabled dormer with a 2-light casement window. A
small rear wing to No.43.
INTERIOR: No.41: a high weathered plinth on the inner side of
the north gable wall and good studding above with a 4-light
diamond mullioned window to the upper storey. The original
rear wall has been removed on the ground storey and no
evidence for studding remains. The frame and the roof are both
in 3 bays; roof with clasped purlins and straight collars,
rafters covered. The main tie-beams are very heavy, chamfered
but rough.
The internal chimney-stack between the 2 houses has the
brickwork completely covered. No.43 also has 3 bays to the
frame and roof and a similar roof structure. Heavy main beams
on the ground storey have been hacked back or boxed. On the
1st storey the main posts, wallplates and tie-beams are
exposed.

Listing NGR: TL8536363827

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