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Latitude: 52.2475 / 52°14'50"N
Longitude: 0.7118 / 0°42'42"E
OS Eastings: 585220
OS Northings: 264494
OS Grid: TL852644
Mapcode National: GBR QF0.0SJ
Mapcode Global: VHKD4.9R4Z
Plus Code: 9F426PW6+XP
Entry Name: 6, St Johns Street
Listing Date: 12 July 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1245020
English Heritage Legacy ID: 467179
Location: Bury St. Edmunds, West Suffolk, Suffolk, IP33
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 ST JOHN'S STREET
639-1/7/598 (West side)
House; now shop and offices. C16 with C18 front and C19
alterations. Timber-framed and rendered; steeply-pitched slate
roof with wide eaves and a moulded plaster cornice. L-shaped
plan with a contemporary rear wing.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attics; 2 window range: sashes in
flush cased frames with a single vertical glazing bar to
lights. One similar window on the ground storey and a wide C19
double shop front with glazing bars which overlaps with the
adjoining No.7 (qv). 2 gabled dormers have sashes with
vertical glazing bars and plain bargeboards. A 6-panel door in
a plain wood architrave has a rectangular fanlight with
vertical glazing bars.
A heavy blind box above the door and shop fascia and a
scrolled cast-iron bracket for a hanging sign projecting
between the upper windows. At the rear, the 2-storey
timber-framed C16 wing is rendered and roughcast, with C20
plaintiles and an end chimney-stack. A small 2-storey C19
extension has a shallow-pitched slate roof.
INTERIOR: no cellar. Front range originally jettied, in 2 wide
bays, divided into 2 rooms with exposed main beams on the
ground storey with shallow double roll mouldings. A similar
moulding to the main beam in the rear wing. A beam with ogee
moulding and a cresting which is set near the front wall of
the northern bay may be a reversed fascia beam which covered
the joist ends of the former jetty.
The upper rooms are high, with only plain main ceiling beams
exposed; a corner fireplace in one room. Plastered attics.
Listing NGR: TL8522064494
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