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Young's Stores

A Grade II Listed Building in Needham Market, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.155 / 52°9'17"N

Longitude: 1.0505 / 1°3'1"E

OS Eastings: 608769

OS Northings: 255130

OS Grid: TM087551

Mapcode National: GBR TLD.VT0

Mapcode Global: VHLBC.535B

Entry Name: Young's Stores

Listing Date: 9 December 1955

Last Amended: 19 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1253663

English Heritage Legacy ID: 436926

Location: Needham Market, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP6

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Needham Market

Built-Up Area: Needham Market

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Needham Market with Badley St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 0855

3/94 No.101 and Young's Stores
(formerly listed as
9.12.55 Nos. 101 and 103)

- II

House and shop. Facade of late C18 and C19. A complex building with a core of
several dates including a low early C18 range to the street, and a tall
mid/late C16 cross-wing to left; both of 2 storeys. Timber-framed and
plastered; the main range has a parapet masking a shallow-pitched slated front
roof slope. The remaining roofs are plaintiled. An internal chimney of red
brick. Mid C19 small-pane sashes. A fine wide late C18 bow-fronted shop
window with small panes, with a deeply-recessed doorway at the centre: a pair
of half-glazed panelled doors with Tuscan columns supporting a flat
entablature. The cornice continues over the shop windows on either side, and
at each end are slender pilasters. A late C18 6-panelled entrance door to
No.101, the upper pair of panels glazed. The left-hand parlour block has some
good mid C16 features: arch-braced close-studding and moulded ceiling beams
in the chamber above; the studwork retains its original herringbone
bricknogging. Now within the roofspace is an area of wall-painting on
plaster, simulating the bricknogging beneath in bright red with fine white
joints, and one square panel with a painted foliate design is included. The
painting is early, and perhaps original. Coupled-rafter roof. Behind is a
lower wing of earlier C16 or possibly C15, with evidence for a crownpost roof,
now rebuilt; a C17 window lights a staircase tower, and a rare twin early C18
window has some bullseye glass in square panes with thick glazing bars. A
long rear wing to right is mainly of C19 red brick but may have an earlier
core. In continuous use as a grocer's shop since at least 1784, when known as
John Woodward, Grocer and Draper.

Listing NGR: TM0876955130

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

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