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Latitude: 52.2344 / 52°14'3"N
Longitude: 0.7279 / 0°43'40"E
OS Eastings: 586374
OS Northings: 263089
OS Grid: TL863630
Mapcode National: GBR QF0.YMZ
Mapcode Global: VHKDB.K3ND
Entry Name: The Fort
Listing Date: 12 July 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1135178
English Heritage Legacy ID: 467366
Location: Bury St. Edmunds, St. Edmundsbury, Suffolk, IP33
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
BURY ST EDMUNDS
TL8663SW SICKLESMERE ROAD
639-1/12/544 (East side)
House, formerly for the governor of the gaol, now divided into
flats. 1803; by George Byfield for the then governor, John
Orridge. Red brick with a moulded brick dentil cornice; now
with a C20 penthouse roof. Originally at the centre of
radiating wings containing the prison cells. Square, with wide
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and cellar. 3 window range to each front,
small-paned sashes, mostly C20 replacements; many blocked. A
single window to each storey of the splayed corners, those to
the ground storey tripartite. All the ground storey windows
are set into shallow segmental-arched recesses with a stucco
band at impost level. The entrance door, which is late C20,
fully glazed, with 2 leaves is approached by a flight of stone
steps flanked by low walls. A mid-C20 flat-roofed and rendered
2-storey extension on the west.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
(BOE: Pevsner N: Radcliffe E: Suffolk: London: 1974-: 154).
Listing NGR: TL8633463062
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