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4, St Marys Square

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2414 / 52°14'28"N

Longitude: 0.7192 / 0°43'9"E

OS Eastings: 585756

OS Northings: 263836

OS Grid: TL857638

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.GN3

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.FX3N

Entry Name: 4, St Marys Square

Listing Date: 7 August 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135163

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467351

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


639-1/11/622 (North side)
07/08/52 No.4


House. C16, altered in the C18. Timber-framed and rendered,
with the front roughcast in panels; tiled mansard roof with a
moulded parapet and wood modillion cornice.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, cellars and attics. 3 window
range:12-pane sashes in flush cased frames. 2 hipped dormers
with 12-pane sash windows in the lower slope of the roof. A
6-panel door with a rectangular fanlight with ornate glazing
has a doorcase with panelled pilasters and a pedimented hood
with a fret ornamented soffit supported by cut and moulded
brackets. The range at the rear has a porch with a tented lead
INTERIOR: the house contains 2 C16 ranges parallel to the
street, both of which were raised during the C18. A narrow
cellar runs from front to back of the house, lined throughout
with re-used ashlar blocks, some of sandstone. Below the
junction of the 2 frames is a wide low pointed archway, and
the rear part has heavy original ceiling joists. Few timbers
are exposed inside the building. Main beams in both ranges
have double roll-mouldings with run-off stops.
The stair (resited) has a ramped handrail and C18 turned
balusters and there are several other C18 fittings. An upper
fireplace has an ornate cast-iron duck's nest grate with an
eared surround. The rear upper room has a plaster cornice with
4-petalled flower ornament and a small cast-iron balcony. The
top storey was added to the front range earlier than to the
back and its rear wall has the remains of comb pargeting in
panels, visible in the small gap between the 2 frames.

Listing NGR: TL8575663836

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

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