History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

84, Whiting Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

Latitude: 52.244 / 52°14'38"N

Longitude: 0.7127 / 0°42'45"E

OS Eastings: 585300

OS Northings: 264112

OS Grid: TL853641

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.70J

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.9VNM

Entry Name: 84, Whiting Street

Listing Date: 7 August 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271642

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467846

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

County: Suffolk

District: St. Edmundsbury

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

Find accommodation in
Bury Saint Edmunds

Listing Text


BURY ST EDMUNDS

TL8564SW WHITING STREET
639-1/14/729 (West side)
07/08/52 No.84

GV II

House, now offices. C16 with later extensions and a C18 front.
Timber-framed; roughcast rendered; C20 plaintiled roof with a
paired modillion eaves soffit.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and cellars. Five 12-pane sash windows to
1st storey, 6-pane sashes to 2nd storey; ground storey windows
with plain lower sashes in ground glass. All windows have
flush cased frames. A central doorcase with deep reveals has a
shouldered architrave and a pediment. C20 fully glazed
small-paned door.
INTERIOR: the whole interior is timber framed, but the front
range has extensive late Georgian overlay: boxed-in beams,
6-panel doors, panelled internal shutters.
2 rear chimney-stacks are flanked by alcoves. The top storey
is an early C19 addition with a typical upper stair: stick
balusters, rounded newels, curved handrail. Part of the timber
frame can be seen on the 1st storey behind a chimney-stack.
The south wall is a shared partition wall with the adjoining
house where the studding is exposed and, on the ground storey,
covered with extensive early C16 wall paintings (see entry for
No.83 Whiting Street, qv). A small-paned sliding sash window
in the original upper wall now overlooks a C19 stair, which is
linked to a rear extension. A C16 wing extending from part of
the rear has a 2-bay ground storey room with an ogee-moulded
main beam and cross-beam.

Listing NGR: TL8530064112

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

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.