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57, Fore Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Ipswich, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0539 / 52°3'14"N

Longitude: 1.1602 / 1°9'36"E

OS Eastings: 616762

OS Northings: 244220

OS Grid: TM167442

Mapcode National: GBR VP7.64D

Mapcode Global: VHLBT.2M6T

Entry Name: 57, Fore Street

Listing Date: 20 May 1981

Last Amended: 21 March 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1236902

English Heritage Legacy ID: 428038

Location: Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4

County: Suffolk

District: Ipswich

Town: Ipswich

Electoral Ward/Division: Alexandra

Built-Up Area: Ipswich

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Ipswich St Clement with St Luke

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

The following entry:-

TM 1644 SE FORE STREET

4/505 Old warehouse behind
yard between Nos 28 and 42

- II

shall be amended to read:-

TM 1644 SE FORE STREET
(north east side)

4/10002 No 57

GV II

Warehouse, now offices. C15/C16 timber-frame, dismantled 1982 and re-erected 1989-90.
Timber-frame with brick and stucco and C20 tile and slate roof L-plan. 2 storeys; 3-window
range with 6 windows to ground floor. Entrance to rear. Interior retains 6 bays of framing of
longer wing and 4 bays of the shorter. First floor and roof mainly complete and wall posts partly
survive to ground floor. Close studding with tension braces and ties with curved braces. Single
tier of purlins with curved windbraces; collars and coupled rafters. Dismantled in 1982, the
timber frame moved from the other side of Fore Street was re-erected on this site in 1989-91.
A very rare survival of an Ipswich warehouse.

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1. FORE STREET
1260
Old warehouse
behind yard between
Nos 28 and 42
TM 1644 SE 4/505

II

2.
C15/16. Timber framed warehouse on L-shaped plan. Outside walls hardly visible
and roof covered in corrugated iron. Much of the original fabric, particularly
from the first floor up still survives and most of the roof structure. Heavy
roof construction with angled wood braces to purlins and angled braces to tie
beam. Some of the timber framed walling survives and two original windows.


Listing NGR: TM1676244220

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