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1, RISBYGATE STREET (See details for further address information)

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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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

Plus Code: 9F426PW6+P9

Entry Name: 1, RISBYGATE STREET (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 12 July 1972

Last Amended: 30 October 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244890

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467113

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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Listing Text


639-1/7/525 (South side)
12/07/72 No.1
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)
Nos.1 AND 2)


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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