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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
Entry Name: 2, Risbygate Street
Listing Date: 12 July 1972
Last Amended: 30 October 1997
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1244895
English Heritage Legacy ID: 467118
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
639-1/7/526 (South side)
(Formerly Listed as:
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
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
(Aitkens P: No.2 Risbygate Street: 1992-).
Listing NGR: TL8516464421
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