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Latitude: 52.2402 / 52°14'24"N
Longitude: 0.7207 / 0°43'14"E
OS Eastings: 585863
OS Northings: 263712
OS Grid: TL858637
Mapcode National: GBR QF0.H1V
Mapcode Global: VHKD4.FYWJ
Entry Name: 12, Southgate Street
Listing Date: 12 July 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1272211
English Heritage Legacy ID: 467414
Location: Bury St. Edmunds, St. Edmundsbury, Suffolk, IP33
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
BURY ST EDMUNDS
TL8563NE SOUTHGATE STREET
639-1/11/555 (East side)
House, formerly with a shop. C14, with an early C19 rear
extension. Timber-framed; exposed timbering on the front with
widely-spaced studs and large tension braces. C20 double Roman
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys: frame in 2 bays. 2 windows to each
storey: 2-light small-paned casements to the upper storey and
C20 small-paned sliding sashes to the ground storey. C20 door.
The rear extension is in flint and brick with a slate roof. 2
12-pane sash windows in plain reveals to the 1st storey and
one segmental-arched tripartite sash to the ground storey.
INTERIOR: cellar below rear range has walling of flint, brick
and stone and a replaced ceiling. Visible remains of the C14
house are sparse, but a survey made during restoration in the
early 1980s records a number of original features then
The house contains the former 2-bay open hall of a small C14
house, but no evidence survives for any other part of the
building. A gap in the front framing of the larger south bay
suggested the position of the hall window. Crown-post roof,
the plain square crown-posts braced only to the collar-purlin
and standing on straight arch-braced tie-beams. Prominent
jowls to the post-heads of the truss. There is now a
difference in ceiling heights on the ground storey between the
2 bays, which seem to have been floored over at different
The wallplate along the front of the roof has been reinforced.
In the rear range the ceiling in the ground storey room has
(Aitkens P: No.12 Southgate Street, Bury St Edmunds).
Listing NGR: TL8586363712
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