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4a, St Marys Square

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2415 / 52°14'29"N

Longitude: 0.7193 / 0°43'9"E

OS Eastings: 585762

OS Northings: 263847

OS Grid: TL857638

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.GP5

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.FX4L

Entry Name: 4a, St Marys Square

Listing Date: 12 July 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135168

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467356

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


639-1/11/624 (North side)
12/07/72 No.4A


House and office. Built 1811/12 as a Methodist Chapel. Used
after 1878 as a stay manufactory and subsequently partly for
commercial and partly for domestic purposes. Red brick; fully
hipped pantiled roof with a wide paired modillion eaves
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. 3 window range to the south front:
small-paned sashes with semicircular heads, radiating glazing
bars, plain reveals and gauged brick arches. A large central
C20 entrance has paired pilasters and a heavy cornice hood;
glazed double doors.
The east front has an upper row of 3 small-paned sashes in
plain reveals with flat gauged arches. A lean-to along the
rear, which contains the stair to the upper storey, was added
after 1878 and incorporates part of the east garden wall of
No.4 (qv). A plaque in the wall reads 'This wall belongs to
(name illegible) 1827'.
INTERIOR: 2 rows of reused C17 timber posts support the upper
floor, inserted after 1878 when the building ceased to be used
as a chapel. On the upper storey the north wall has 2 former
window openings with semicircular heads, one blocked, the
other made into a doorway.
(BOE: Pevsner N: Radcliffe E: Suffolk: London: 1974-: 150).

Listing NGR: TL8576263847

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