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Robertsons the Eyegate Bookshop

A Grade II Listed Building in Ipswich, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0564 / 52°3'23"N

Longitude: 1.1652 / 1°9'54"E

OS Eastings: 617093

OS Northings: 244512

OS Grid: TM170445

Mapcode National: GBR VP7.1D8

Mapcode Global: VHLBT.4KVW

Plus Code: 9F433548+H3

Entry Name: Robertsons the Eyegate Bookshop

Listing Date: 16 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264211

English Heritage Legacy ID: 428466

Location: Alexandra, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4

County: Suffolk

Electoral Ward/Division: Alexandra

Built-Up Area: Ipswich

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Ipswich St Helen with St James

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

No 102, Robertsons, and
TM 1744 8/320 No 104, The Eyegate Bookshop


2 shops formerly one building. Early to mid C17, altered, and extended to rear.
Timber framed, rendered, brick gable walls, to left cladding timber frame, asbestos
tile roofs. Central C19 axial stack. 2 cells, possibly surviving from a larger
building. T plan, the rear extension added. 2 storeys. Ground floor shop windows
to left and right, each with single central vertical glazing bar. Doors set at angle to
each side of through passage under stack. First floor left 9-pane sash; right hand
sash in similar opening, and smaller central light, both part obscured by fascia of
shop front. Modillion cornice. Interior: No 102, ground floor covered, first floor
apparently intact timber frame to front and rear, boarded or covered, fragments of
fielded panelling reset against stack. Probably original roof. No 104. Some
exposed frame with original wattle infil. Chamfered beams and joists with lambs
tongue stops, but some reordered; first floor front, two, 2-light ovolo mullioned
windows, one each side of former larger window, now containing C20 sash. Original
stack at ground floor with quarter moulded stop chamfered bressumer.

Listing NGR: TM1709344512

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

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