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Number 8 and Attached Wall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2409 / 52°14'27"N

Longitude: 0.7197 / 0°43'11"E

OS Eastings: 585792

OS Northings: 263786

OS Grid: TL857637

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.GSN

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.FYC0

Entry Name: Number 8 and Attached Wall

Listing Date: 7 August 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135172

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467360

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

TL8563NE ST MARY'S SQUARE
639-1/11/628 (South side)
07/08/52 No.8
and attached wall

GV II*

House. Mid-C18 with a fragmentary mid-C17 core. Timber-framed
and plastered. The roof, with a plain parapet and wood
modillion cornice, has stone slates to the front slope and
tiles on the east side and rear. 4 chimney-stacks have plain
square red brick shafts.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, cellar and attics. 5 window range: all
12-pane sashes in flush cased frames. 3 flat-headed dormers
are lead-covered with plastered cheeks and have 6-pane sash
windows. A central 6-panel door; fanlight with a Baroque style
of glazing; ornate doorcase with panelled pilasters and an
open pediment with Greek fret ornamented dentils supported on
enriched console brackets. Adjoining the north-west corner of
the house is a 25 metre stretch of red brick garden wall, laid
in Flemish Bond, with brick dentils. A doorway with pointed
arch has a boarded door.
INTERIOR: cellar mainly C19, brick-lined. Entrance hall with
Greek fret ornamented dentils to cornice. Mid-C18 stair with
turned balusters, bracketed open strings, ramped handrails and
a balustrade along the upper landing. To the right of the
entry a room has an early C19 plaster cornice with triglyphs
and palmettes and an ornate C18 fireplace surround; in the
room to the left of the entry the fireplace has an eared
surround. 6-panel internal doors to the ground storey and
panelled internal window shutters.
In the attic the remains of a stair balustrade of c1700 with
turned balusters and moulded handrails. Few exposed timbers,
mainly softwood. The C17 rear slope of the roof, where
principal rafters and butt purlins are exposed, is in 5 bays.
The house is now 2 rooms deep and the roof has been adapted to
2 parallel ranges with a valley between at collar level.


Listing NGR: TL8579263786

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