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1, SILENT STREET (See details for further address information)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ipswich, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0549 / 52°3'17"N

Longitude: 1.153 / 1°9'10"E

OS Eastings: 616263

OS Northings: 244303

OS Grid: TM162443

Mapcode National: GBR TMW.49J

Mapcode Global: VHLBS.XMW2

Plus Code: 9F433533+X5

Entry Name: 1, SILENT STREET (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 19 December 1951

Last Amended: 4 August 1972

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265084

English Heritage Legacy ID: 426046

Location: Alexandra, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1

County: Suffolk

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

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Listing Text

(North West Side)

No 1
TM 1644 SW 3/197 19.12.51.


Including No 47 St Nicholas Street.
A C15 timber-framed and plastered house with a cross wing at the south west
end. It stands on the corner of Silent Street and St Nicholas Street with
a return front on St Nicholas Street (No 47). The upper storey is jettied
on both fronts and the timber-framing is exposed. The gable of the cross
wing is also jettied. The main block has a small jettied gable at the north-east
end. 2 storeys, attics and cellars. 3 window range on Silent Street and
2 window range on St Nicholas Street, casements with lattice leaded lights.
The crosswing has a range of casements on the 1st storey with a central oriel
bay in C15 style. The attics are lit by a window in the gable. The ground
storey has a C20 corner shop in period style with the entrance cut out behind
a fine carved corner post. The ground storey of the main block has a window
with restored oak mullions, and below it a 4-centred blocked opening with
carved spandrels. The whole building has been restored. The interior, on
the 1st storey, has a fine plaster ceiling decorated with fleur-de-lis and
Tudor roses. Roofs tiled. On the west side of the crosswing in St Nicholas
Street there is a plaque which records that the birthplace of Wolsey's parents
formerly stood on the opposite side of the street.

Nos 1 to 9 (odd) form a group with Nos 19 to 47 (odd), St Nicholas Street.
Also Nos 1 to 9 (odd) form a group with Nos 6 and 8.

Listing NGR: TM1626344303

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

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