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Angel Corner

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2457 / 52°14'44"N

Longitude: 0.7152 / 0°42'54"E

OS Eastings: 585460

OS Northings: 264307

OS Grid: TL854643

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.1NR

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.BTYB

Entry Name: Angel Corner

Listing Date: 12 July 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141157

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466626

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 John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


639-1/14/165 (North side)
12/07/72 No.8
Angel Corner


House, now used as part of the Borough Offices. c1700; dated
1702 on a rainwater head. Refronted in the mid-C19. Red brick;
fully hipped plaintiled roof with 2 hipped gables to the rear
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attics; cellar. The C19 facade has a
parapet and a moulded brick dentil cornice. 5 window range:
sashes, with quartering glazing-bars to each sash, in deep
reveals with flat gauged brick arches and raised keystones. 2
canted bays to the ground storey, each with 3 small-paned sash
windows. Central doorway up a flight of stone steps; 6-panel
door with a plain fanlight in a heavy pilastered stone
surround with cornice. The side and rear walls have a raised
brick band and brickwork laid in Flemish Bond. 3
segmental-headed dormers to the south front and one on the
east side, all with small-paned sash windows. A brick parapet
and moulded architrave to the rear wall and 4 windows to each
storey: all sashes, 3 narrow 8-pane and one wider 12-pane, all
in flush cased frames; one blocked on the ground storey. A
half-glazed door with a triangular pediment over.
Adjoining the main house on the west is an early C19
one-and-a-half storey range in red brick with old plaintiles
to the half-hipped mansard roof. The rear of this range has 2
18-pane sash windows to the ground storey in flush cased
frames, both blocked, and large 20-pane sash windows to the 2
flat-headed dormers. There is a later link with the north end
of the adjacent stable block (qv).
INTERIOR: cellar with a vaulted section lined with stone
blocks. Entrance hall with limestone flags. Moulded plaster
cornices to the hall and both principal ground-storey rooms;
full-height panelling with raised moulded surrounds to flush
panels in the hall and the room to the east of it. A fine
original dog-leg stair, with an additional flight at the
half-landing, has closed strings, barley-sugar-twist
balusters, moulded newel-posts and handrail and
bolection-moulded dadoes. All the original doors are 6-panel,
with raised fielded panels.

Listing NGR: TL8546064307

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

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