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Latitude: 52.2444 / 52°14'39"N
Longitude: 0.7135 / 0°42'48"E
OS Eastings: 585351
OS Northings: 264163
OS Grid: TL853641
Mapcode National: GBR QF0.76Y
Mapcode Global: VHKD4.BV19
Entry Name: Barclays Bank
Listing Date: 12 July 1972
Last Amended: 30 October 1997
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1141139
English Heritage Legacy ID: 466606
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
TL8564SW ABBEYGATE STREET
639-1/14/149 (South side)
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.50, 51 AND 52
Bank. C19, in 2 phases: the eastern half was built for Gurneys
in 1856 by HF Bacon of Bury, and used as their bank until
1880, when the western half was designed for them in matching
style by JB Pearce of Norwich; the older part was used as the
Post Office from 1881 to 1895. Subsequently, the whole
premises were taken over by Barclays. Stucco faced, with a
moulded parapet, modillion cornice and egg-and-dart frieze;
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and cellars. 9 window range, 1:3:1:3:1,
with the end and centre bays projecting forward slightly. Sash
windows without glazing bars on the ground storey and with
single vertical bars on the 1st and 2nd storeys except for the
four 1st storey windows at the west side. The 2nd storey
windows have stucco architraves and sills on stub brackets.
The 1st storey windows have stucco architraves, balustrades
under the window sills and segmental pediments on enriched
The ground storey windows have stilted arches with architraves
and keystones, panelled pilasters and panels below the sills.
The projecting bays have doorways, 2 with round-headed arches
and coursed stucco rustication, one, on the left, with a
Tuscan porch. A continuous dentil cornice above the ground
(BOE: Pevsner N: Radcliffe E: Suffolk: London: 1974-: 149).
Listing NGR: TL8535164163
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