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153, Southgate Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2408 / 52°14'26"N

Longitude: 0.7199 / 0°43'11"E

OS Eastings: 585802

OS Northings: 263773

OS Grid: TL858637

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.GTS

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.FYF3

Entry Name: 153, Southgate Street

Listing Date: 31 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1272180

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467502

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


639-1/11/579 (West side)
31/05/85 No.153


House. C16, considerably altered in 1960s when a 2-storey rear
extension was added. Timber-framed and jettied, the timbers
exposed on the upper storey and rendered below. Old plaintiled
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, cellar and attics. 2 window range:
12-pane sashes in flush cased frames to the 1st storey, one
12-pane sash and one tripartite sash with diminished side
lights to the ground storey. These replace the older ground
floor front which had small-paned early C19 shop windows. One
gabled dormer with plain bargeboards has a C20 2-light
standard casement window. Recessed C20 entrance door on the
INTERIOR: cellar, with re-used stone blocks in the walls, is
divided into 2 by an old partition wall with a low
shallow-arched C15 stone doorway. Several niches in the walls.
At the north end the supporting base of the chimney-stack
which is shared with No.154 (qv). Frame in 2 bays with ceiling
timbers and some studding exposed on the ground storey. 2 main
ceiling beams with ogee mouldings are re-used and have
housings for joists parallel to the front.The present joists
are plain and unchamfered, set at right-angles to the front to
form the jetty.
In the south end wall a beam with roll-moulding has long
mortices for arched braces which do not fit its present
position. The chimney-stack is in Tudor brick with a shallow
C19 brick arch. Some studding exposed on the 1st storey; a
reset 3-light mullioned window on the rear wall. Attics fully
(Colman S: External Photographs taken during restoration in

Listing NGR: TL8580263773

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