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Latitude: 52.2477 / 52°14'51"N
Longitude: 0.7117 / 0°42'42"E
OS Eastings: 585216
OS Northings: 264525
OS Grid: TL852645
Mapcode National: GBR QF0.0RB
Mapcode Global: VHKD4.9R3R
Entry Name: 13, St Johns Street
Listing Date: 12 July 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1244962
English Heritage Legacy ID: 467187
Location: Bury St. Edmunds, West Suffolk, 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
TL8564NW ST JOHN'S STREET
639-1/3/601 (West side)
Shop. C16 and early C17. Timber-framed and rendered;
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attics: a one-bay jettied front range
and a small rear wing; the frontage seems to have been longer
originally. A single 16-pane sash window to the upper storey
in a flush cased frame and a single segmental-headed
lead-covered dormer in the roof with a 2-light single bar
casement window. The ground storey has a late C19 shop front
with a recessed off-centre fully glazed entrance door,
projecting fascia and panelled stall boards.
INTERIOR: on the ground storey the main ceiling beam has a
double shallow roll-moulding and run-off stops. Good close
studding along the rear wall on both storeys has been exposed
during 1992 alterations.
The front wall has the remains of a T-shaped window with
smaller side-lights, now blocked, with the larger central
light replaced by a sash window. On the north gable wall, the
remains of an original fireplace, now blocked, with a plain
timber lintel keyed for plaster.
In the attic a blocked fireplace is faced with old plaster and
has the damaged remains of decoration in relief: 2 trees with
part of a figure to one side and a horse's head between. Roof
without principal rafters; clasped side purlins .
The small C17 rear wing, which contains the stair, has a long
7-light diamond-mullioned window to the 1st storey and another
smaller window with diamond mullions in the apex of the gable.
In both cases the mullions are of small section and the
windows appear inserted.
Listing NGR: TL8521664525
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