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3a and 3b, the Traverse

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2458 / 52°14'44"N

Longitude: 0.7125 / 0°42'44"E

OS Eastings: 585276

OS Northings: 264309

OS Grid: TL852643

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.0ZL

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.9TJ8

Plus Code: 9F426PW6+8X

Entry Name: 3a and 3b, the Traverse

Listing Date: 12 July 1972

Last Amended: 30 October 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145956

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467572

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 John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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639-1/14/632 Nos.3A AND 3B
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)


House, now divided into 2 shops on the ground storey with
storage above. C16, with C18 alterations. Timber-framed and
rendered; plaintiled mansard roofs; a modillion eaves cornice
to the main front.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys. 3 windows to the 1st storey and 2 to the
2nd storey, all sashes without glazing-bars in flush cased
frames. The rear elevation to Skinner Street has the mansard
roof jettied out above the 2nd storey and indications of a
former jetty to the 1st storey also. Roughcast to both
storeys; rendered in the apex of the gable. Sash windows,
partly small-paned.
INTERIOR: the cellar runs below both halves of the front.
Heavy C16 cross-beams, chamfered, supported by timber posts at
front and rear. Substantial joists set on edge. Brick walling,
the bricks of various dates and 2 short vaulted sections
running below the street. Few timbers exposed inside, none
within the shops. The mansard roofs are a C18 addition.

Listing NGR: TL8527664309

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