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17, Westgate Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2408 / 52°14'27"N

Longitude: 0.7138 / 0°42'49"E

OS Eastings: 585386

OS Northings: 263764

OS Grid: TL853637

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.F9B

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.BY61

Plus Code: 9F426PR7+8G

Entry Name: 17, Westgate Street

Listing Date: 7 August 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142304

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467668

Location: Bury St. Edmunds, West Suffolk, Suffolk, IP33

County: Suffolk

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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639-1/15/669 (South side)
07/08/52 No.17


House. C18 with early C19 additions. Red brick, with a plain
parapet and wood modillion cornice; plaintiled roofs in 2
ranges, parallel to the street.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, attics and cellars. 5 window range:
12-pane sashes in flush cased frames, all C20 replacements. 3
flat-headed dormers with 6-pane sash windows. A central
6-panel door and a doorcase with panelled reveals and
pilasters; an open pediment with Greek key ornament to the
soffit, Greek fret dentils and moulded and enriched console
brackets. 4 segmental-headed cellar openings are screened by
ornamental iron railings.
A single storey C19 red brick extension to the east side of
the front has a parapet, wood modillion eaves cornice,
plaintiled roof and two 3-light tripartite small-paned sash
windows. An extension to part of the rear has sash windows
with slatted shutters.
INTERIOR: C19 brick-lined cellar with wine bins. Entrance
hall, with the remains of limestone flags with black dots, has
a fine original dog-leg stair with vase-on-reel balusters.
Internal window shutters with raised fielded panels; dado
rails. Several good fireplaces: to the left of the entry with
eared architrave and dentils, to the right of the entry and in
one rear room with ornate eared architraves. A moulded marble
surround may also be C18.

Listing NGR: TL8538663764

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