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Latitude: 52.2485 / 52°14'54"N
Longitude: 0.7115 / 0°42'41"E
OS Eastings: 585195
OS Northings: 264611
OS Grid: TL851646
Mapcode National: GBR QF0.0PY
Mapcode Global: VHKD4.8RZ5
Plus Code: 9F426PX6+CH
Entry Name: Fennell Memorial Homes
Listing Date: 30 October 1997
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1244995
English Heritage Legacy ID: 467156
Location: Bury St. Edmunds, West Suffolk, Suffolk, IP33
District: West 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
BURY ST EDMUNDS
TL8564NW ST ANDREW'S STREET NORTH
639-1/3/590 (East side)
Nos.57, 58 AND 59
Fennell Memorial Homes
Also known as: The Quaker Cottages: Nos.1, 2 and 3 ST ANDREW'S
A group of 4 purpose-built flats, now 3. c1875. Built with
money inherited by a Mrs Hare from a Quaker brother and sister
called Fennell, and intended for the occupation of impecunious
Quaker women prepared to promote the work of the Friends.
Later used as police housing. Red brick with dressings in
white brick; slate roofs.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. One internal and 2 end chimney-stacks
with corbelled tops. Projecting gabled wings to north and
south have bargeboards supported by arched braces and
bracketing and an ornate oculus in each apex. 6 main windows
across the upper front, all sashes with a single vertical
glazing-bar in segmental-arched openings, including single
windows in the wings flanked by small additional casements.
On the ground storey, the wings have square projecting bays
with sloping slate roofs and 3-light windows of
mullion-and-transom type with small side lights. The centre
has 2 sash windows, similar but larger than those above.
Entrances to the 2 ground storey flats are in small porches
with single pitch roofs on the inner sides of the wings.
A flight of outside stairs on the outer side of each gable
leads to an upper porch entry with single-pitch roof for each
of the upper flats.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
(Statham M: The Book of Bury St Edmunds: Buckingham: 1988-:
Listing NGR: TL8519564611
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