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1, Westgate Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2406 / 52°14'26"N

Longitude: 0.7177 / 0°43'3"E

OS Eastings: 585654

OS Northings: 263751

OS Grid: TL856637

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.G89

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.DY86

Entry Name: 1, Westgate Street

Listing Date: 1 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141925

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467646

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


BURY ST EDMUNDS

TL8563NE WESTGATE STREET
639-1/11/662 (South side)
01/10/85 No.1

GV II

House, now offices. Dated 1884. Constructed as a model house
by Lot Jackaman, who built the Bury St Edmunds' Corn Exchange,
Cornhill (qv). In random knapped flint and sandstone with
long-and-short quoins which incorporate medallions. Slate roof
with fretted ridge-tiles. High Victorian Gothic.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attics. 3 window range: most windows
have stilted stone hood-moulds with foliated and carved
head-stops. Cross windows to the 1st storey with mullions and
transoms, stop-chamfered stone arrises and moulded stone
sills.
The eastern ground storey window is set in a square stone bay
with moulded chamfered stone corner columns and rounded
moulded parapet. The remaining 2 ground storey windows are
irregular in proportion with mullions and transoms. 7-panelled
door within a mullioned and transomed screen with glazing
bars. The doorway has a hood-mould, splayed jambs and a
datestone in a shield above. A simple cornice in Doric style.
The east gable, designed to advertise, exhibits a gable
finial, decorated window surround, ornate keystone, name stone
"Jackaman; Builder, stone and marble mason", balusters,
consoles, terracotta ventilators, Ionic capitals, cherub mask
and varying stone surface treatments and textures. The west
gable has fluted bargeboards, imitation half-timbering and
herringbone red brick infill.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: TL8565463751

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