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59, Whiting Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2417 / 52°14'30"N

Longitude: 0.7131 / 0°42'47"E

OS Eastings: 585337

OS Northings: 263859

OS Grid: TL853638

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.F3J

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.9XVD

Entry Name: 59, Whiting Street

Listing Date: 7 August 1952

Last Amended: 30 October 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096776

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467787

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


639-1/15/716 (West side)
07/08/52 No.59
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
Nos.58 AND 59)


House. C16 and C17. Timber-framed, with exposed timbers on the
2 upper storeys of the front and a rendered gable. Plaintiled
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic. The centre of the 1st storey
projects forward in a square C17 bay, supported on ornate
console brackets, and carried up to roof level in a large
gabled dormer. Originally this had a high window across the
front with 2 small side lights, but now has an Edwardian
small-paned cross window. At attic level, the blocked original
window has been replaced by a smaller 2-light small-paned
casement. On the ground storey, one small-paned cross window
and one small-paned single light window with transom. 6-panel
door with the top 4 panels glazed. A large red brick
chimney-stack is shared with No.58 (qv), adjoining on south. A
small gabled rear wing.
INTERIOR: front range in 2 bays with a double ogee and
roll-moulding to the joists and a similar but more complex
moulding to the main cross beams. One bay is interrupted by
the chimney-stack, which appears inserted. The fireplace has
stone jambs with re-used Norman nook shafts and a plain timber
lintel. A plain clasped purlin roof in 2 bays. The rear wing
has been raised.

Listing NGR: TL8533763859

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