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Latitude: 52.0563 / 52°3'22"N
Longitude: 1.1514 / 1°9'5"E
OS Eastings: 616151
OS Northings: 244451
OS Grid: TM161444
Mapcode National: GBR TMW.3XS
Mapcode Global: VHLBS.XL21
Plus Code: 9F433542+GH
Entry Name: Sun Alliance Offices
Listing Date: 4 August 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1247685
English Heritage Legacy ID: 429007
Location: Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1
Electoral Ward/Division: Alexandra
Built-Up Area: Ipswich
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Ipswich St Mary-le-Tower
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
TM1644SW PRINCES STREET
642-0/3/10027 (South East side)
Sun Alliance Offices
Offices for Sun Fire Insurance Company, now Royal bank of
Scotland. 1913. By E Thomas Johns. Red brick with Portland
stone dressings. Slate roof.
4 storeys. 4-window range. Rusticated ground floor with 4
arched openings with keystones; left arch is entrance, other 3
are casement windows. First and second floor with giant order
of Ionic columns to recessed centre 3 bays, with 2- and
3-light cross casements. Central first-floor window with an
open pediment. Single bay either side has at first floor a
2-light cross casement under open segmental pediments leading
to a projecting balcony with cast-iron railings. Above each is
an occulus draped with swags. Plain frieze below modillion
cornice. Attic floor with 5 single or paired (alternating) 1/1
horned sashes. Gabled roof.
INTERIOR: ceiling of banking hall with bridging beams dividing
it into 6 compartments with geometric inserts. Closed-string
staircase with bulbous turned balusters and panelled newel
posts; panelled dado.
(Brown C, Haward B, Kindred R: Dictionary of Architects of
Suffolk Buildings 1800-1914: Ipswich: 1991-: 132).
Listing NGR: TM1615144451
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