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Tools and Things

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury Saint Edmunds, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2435 / 52°14'36"N

Longitude: 0.7145 / 0°42'52"E

OS Eastings: 585424

OS Northings: 264064

OS Grid: TL854640

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.7GY

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.BVLZ

Plus Code: 9F426PV7+CR

Entry Name: Tools and Things

Listing Date: 12 July 1972

Last Amended: 30 October 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1248116

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466705

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

County: Suffolk

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 Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


639-1/14/238 (North side)
12/07/72 No.21
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.11 AND 12)
(Formerly Listed as:


Includes: No.11 Tools and Things HATTER STREET.
Shop, formerly a house and shop. C17 with an earlier core and
later alterations. Timber-framed and rendered with C20
plaintiles: an L-shaped building, in 2 separate ranges, on a
corner site with a return front to Hatter Street. The roof of
the Hatter Street range tops over the Churchgate range, which
has a gable end facing Hatter Street.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attics. 2 windows on Churchgate
Street: 16-pane sashes in flush cased frames; 3 similar
windows on Hatter Street. 2 flat-headed dormers with C20
fenestration to Churchgate Street. The ground storey has a C20
shop front.
INTERIOR: the 2 ranges of the building have been occupied as
separate dwellings, but were probably part of one house
originally. The Churchgate Street range, in 3 bays, has most
of its timbers covered or boxed-in, with the exception of one
trimmer which has a very wide chamfer and broach stops,
suggesting a late C15/early C16 date. The Hatter Street range,
in 2 bays, was formerly jettied and has an exposed
early-to-mid C16 ceiling to the ground storey, the main
cross-beams with a roll-and-hollow moulding and run-off stops,
the joists ogee-moulded. The rear (east) wall has been removed
for a later extension, but a beam with embattled ornament
remains at ceiling height.
In the southern of the 2 bays is a good blocked stair-trap
with moulded surrounds to the former opening. No exposed
timbers on the upper storey or the roof, which may well have
been replaced in conjunction with creating an attic storey.

Listing NGR: TL8542464064

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

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