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Fennell Memorial Homes

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Coordinates

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

Entry Name: Fennell Memorial Homes

Listing Date: 30 October 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244995

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467156

Location: Bury St. Edmunds, West Suffolk, Suffolk, IP33

County: Suffolk

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

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Listing Text


BURY ST EDMUNDS

TL8564NW ST ANDREW'S STREET NORTH
639-1/3/590 (East side)
Nos.57, 58 AND 59
Fennell Memorial Homes

II

Also known as: The Quaker Cottages: Nos.1, 2 and 3 ST ANDREW'S
STREET NORTH.
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-:
65).


Listing NGR: TL8519564611

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Description


BURY ST EDMUNDS

TL8564NW ST ANDREW'S STREET NORTH
639-1/3/590 (East side)
Nos.57, 58 AND 59
Fennell Memorial Homes

II

Also known as: The Quaker Cottages: Nos.1, 2 and 3 ST ANDREW'S
STREET NORTH.
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-:
65).


Listing NGR: TL8519564611

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