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1, Angel Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2442 / 52°14'39"N

Longitude: 0.7158 / 0°42'56"E

OS Eastings: 585506

OS Northings: 264143

OS Grid: TL855641

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.7SL

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.CV7G

Entry Name: 1, Angel Hill

Listing Date: 7 August 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141151

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466620

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


639-1/8/159 (West side)
07/08/52 No.1


House, now used as doctors' surgeries on the ground storey
with living accommodation above; forms part of a complex
group, part C20, extending southwards along Athenaeum Lane and
westwards to Angel Lane. Reconstructed c1815/1816 on an older
site. White brick. Slate roof with a plain eaves soffit.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, 5 window range to front, 12-pane sashes
to the 1st storey, 6-pane to the 2nd storey and sashes with
plate glass to the ground storey, all in cased frames with
deep reveals and flat gauged arches over. A raised stucco band
runs below the 1st storey windows. A recessed central doorway
with a semicircular surround within a Doric portico with
fluted pillars and a heavy entablature.
A single-storey C20 range links the back of the building with
the former stable block facing on to Angel Lane. The front of
the stables facing the inner courtyard has a colour-washed
wall of kidney flint and red brick, a plain
semicircular-headed doorway and a wide segmental-arched
opening infilled with a window. On the upper storey 3 12-pane
sash windows in deep segmental-arched red brick reveals. C18
middle window with thick ovolo-moulded glazing bars. The Angel
Lane side of the stable was extended with a white brick front
which has a wide central semicircular arched opening flanked
by 2 semicircular headed doorways with radiating glazing-bars
to their fanlights.
INTERIOR: the main house has a hallway paved with limestone
flags and linking black dots. Plaster cornices with
acanthus-leaf decoration and floral motifs to the ground
storey rooms. Panelled doors and internal shutters. At the
rear, a semicircular-headed archway with moulded surrounds and
sunk panels to the reveals. The date of rebuilding is
indicated by an entry in the town Rate Book.

Listing NGR: TL8550664143

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

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