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Greene King Main Brewhouse Brewery Yard

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Bury Saint Edmunds, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.241 / 52°14'27"N

Longitude: 0.7174 / 0°43'2"E

OS Eastings: 585634

OS Northings: 263786

OS Grid: TL856637

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.G72

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.DX4Z

Plus Code: 9F426PR8+9X

Entry Name: Greene King Main Brewhouse Brewery Yard

Listing Date: 30 October 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142282

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467713

Location: Bury St. Edmunds, West Suffolk, 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


639-1/11/686 (North side)
Greene King Main Brewhouse: Brewery


Brewhouse: the main brewhouse of the Greene King complex.
Opened January 1939. In red brick with stone dressings; flat
roof with parapet. Art Deco style.
EXTERIOR: 6 storeys. Banded brick rustication to the ground
storey topped by a heavy stone band. 4 rectangular windows in
deep reveals to the ground storey. The upper front has a range
of 5 windows rising the whole height of the building, arranged
1: 3: 1 with the centre breaking forward slightly: the 2 outer
narrow and rectangular, in plain reveals, the 3 central
semicircular headed, set into double-arched reveals.
Small-paned cast-iron louvred window frames throughout.
The main block of the building rises one storey higher than
the front with a row of rectangular windows in shallow
reveals. The double 6-panelled central entrance doors, up
steps, are recessed in a heavy rectangular stone doorcase.
INTERIOR: retains most of the original brewing machinery. On
the upper storeys heavy supporting ironwork by Robert Boby &
Sons of Bury St Edmunds. One of the very few brewhouses built
during the interwar period and an impressive design.
(Wilson RG: Greene King: A Business and Family History: Bury
St Edmunds: 1983-: 196-198).

Listing NGR: TL8563463786

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

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