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Latitude: 52.2468 / 52°14'48"N
Longitude: 0.711 / 0°42'39"E
OS Eastings: 585170
OS Northings: 264419
OS Grid: TL851644
Mapcode National: GBR QF0.0L5
Mapcode Global: VHKD4.8SQG
Entry Name: 1, RISBYGATE STREET (See details for further address information)
Listing Date: 12 July 1972
Last Amended: 30 October 1997
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1244890
English Heritage Legacy ID: 467113
Location: Bury St. Edmunds, St. Edmundsbury, Suffolk, IP33
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 John the Evangelist
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
BURY ST EDMUNDS
TL8564SW RISBYGATE STREET
639-1/7/525 (South side)
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.1 AND 2)
Includes: No.65 ST ANDREW'S STREET SOUTH.
House, now a shop and offices. c1600 to part, extended and
altered in the early C19. White brick; hipped slate roof with
a wide eaves soffit and paired modillion eaves cornice. Corner
site with a return front at No.65 St Andrew's Street South,
which is partly a separate house.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; cellar to part; 3 window range to
Risbygate Street: two 16-pane sashes in plain painted reveals
and one paired C20 window with 2-light small paned casements,
all with flat gauged arches. Three 6-pane sashes in plain
painted reveals with flat gauged arches to the 2nd storey.
The main entrance door is set back in a doorway with a wide
segmental arch, plain recessed Tuscan columns and a fanlight
with fan glazing. To the left of the doorway is a C19 shop
front with the entrance door on the splay of the corner and a
large shop window facing each street. A continuous fascia and
moulded cornice is supported by console brackets. To the right
of the entrance doorway is a plain C20 shop window.
The upper part of the St Andrew's Street South frontage is
partly blocked by a large hoarding: 3 windows can be seen on
the 1st storey, two 12-pane sashes in plain reveals with flat
gauged arches and one C20 2-light small-paned casement. 2
sashes without glazing bars to the 2nd storey and a single
12-pane sash on the ground storey. Entrance door with 6 raised
fielded panels in a doorcase similar to that on the Risbygate
Street frontage. 2 later 2-storey rear wings.
INTERIOR: the offices, to the right of the entrance, occupy
both upper storeys of No.1 Risbygate Street. At the west end,
one bay of late C16/early C17 framing, with good studding
exposed on the end wall on both ground and 1st storeys. An
associated rear chimney-stack has an open fireplace with a
plain lintel on the ground storey and a plastered upper
fireplace with a 4-centred brick arch. Several cupboard doors
are made of reused square Jacobean panelling; one upper
2-panel door is bolection-moulded. Internal window shutters
have sunk panels.
Listing NGR: TL8517064419
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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