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135, 136 and 137, Southgate Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2402 / 52°14'24"N

Longitude: 0.7205 / 0°43'13"E

OS Eastings: 585844

OS Northings: 263705

OS Grid: TL858637

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.GZD

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.FYQL

Entry Name: 135, 136 and 137, Southgate Street

Listing Date: 12 July 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1272160

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467481

Location: Bury St. Edmunds, St. Edmundsbury, 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

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Listing Text


639-1/11/575 (West side)
12/07/72 Nos.135, 136 AND 137


A terrace of 3 houses. Early C19, but with a fragmentary
earlier core. Timber-framed and roughcast rendered on front;
rear in flint with red brick dressings. Old plaintiles to
front slope of roof, slates to rear.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and cellars. 3 window range: 2 16-pane and
one 12-pane sash to the upper storey and 3 larger 12-pane
sashes to the ground storey, all in flush cased frames. 3
slightly recessed doors up steps in doorways with plain
reveals, pilasters and dentilled architraves under flat
cornice hoods. Nos 135 and 136 have 4-panel doors with raised
applied panels and No.137 a 6-panel door with sunk panels.
INTERIOR: Nos 135 and 136 have cellars with walling in flint,
brick and stone, including in each a re-used Norman stone
column. Internal timbers uncovered in No.136 during
restoration included a number reused from the C16; framing had
primary braces and bisected studs. The roofs are early C19
replacements with clasped purlins and a ridge-piece. No.135
has a chamfered tie-beam in the south gable with no
indications of associated studding; the front wallplate has
been renewed.

Listing NGR: TL8584463705

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