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Southgate House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2355 / 52°14'7"N

Longitude: 0.7262 / 0°43'34"E

OS Eastings: 586255

OS Northings: 263199

OS Grid: TL862631

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.Y44

Mapcode Global: VHKDB.J2RM

Entry Name: Southgate House

Listing Date: 7 August 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135175

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467363

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


639-1/12/542 (East side)
07/08/52 No.1
Southgate House


House, now divided into flats. C18 and C19 with possible
earlier core. Red brick; the east and west gables with blue
headers to the ground and 1st storeys. Tiled half-hipped
mansard roof with a modillion eaves cornice.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, attics and cellar. 5 window range:
small-paned sashes in flush cased frames. 3 flat-headed
dormers with small-paned sash windows. A central 6-panel door
has a rectangular fanlight with geometric glazing-bars;
doorcase with moulded architrave and a cornice hood on moulded
console brackets.
A 2-storey C19 rear block in red brick, with a raised band
between storeys and a plaintiled roof, has segmental-arched
large-paned sash windows. At the south-west corner of the rear
is a small 2-storey section in flint and red brick with a
steeply-pitched roof which runs into the main roof. This has
one early C18 18-pane sash window and seems to be the oldest
part of the house.
INTERIOR: panelled internal shutters to the ground storey
windows. A restored early C19 stair rises the full height of
the house: stick balusters, ramped and wreathed handrail.

Listing NGR: TL8632363080

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

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