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6, St Johns Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245020

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467179

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

County: 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

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Listing Text


639-1/7/598 (West side)
12/07/72 No.6


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

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

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