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2, Risbygate Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2468 / 52°14'48"N

Longitude: 0.7109 / 0°42'39"E

OS Eastings: 585164

OS Northings: 264421

OS Grid: TL851644

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.0L5

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.8SPG

Plus Code: 9F426PW6+P9

Entry Name: 2, Risbygate Street

Listing Date: 12 July 1972

Last Amended: 30 October 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244895

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467118

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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639-1/7/526 (South side)
12/07/72 No.2
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)
Nos.1 AND 2)


House, now offices. Early C16 with early C19 alterations and
additions. C19 white brick front; timber-framed core. Slate
roof with a wide paired modillion eaves soffit.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and cellar. 2 window range: sashes in
plain painted reveals, 12-pane to the 1st storey and 6-pane to
the 2nd storey, all with flat gauged arches. The ground storey
has a small late C20 shop window with a fascia board above and
a 6-panel door with plain fanlight in a semicircular-headed
brick surround.
INTERIOR: cellar, mainly below the C19 rear extension, has a
moulded C16 beam and a small section of medieval flint party
wall on the east. The building itself comprises one bay of an
early C16 timber-framed house. Main beams only are exposed: on
the ground storey, almost certainly originally jettied, the
beam has a complex double ogee moulding with a roll along the
Along the rear wall, some reset C17 panelling. On the 1st
storey, jowled main posts and a possible blocked original
window in the rear wall; beams with double ogee mouldings. The
2nd storey may be original, although raised at the front.
During the early C19 this building was altered in conjunction
with No.1 Risbygate Street (qv) and No.65 St Andrew's Street
South (qv).
(Aitkens P: No.2 Risbygate Street: 1992-).

Listing NGR: TL8516464421

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