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St Peter's House

A Grade I Listed Building in Beccles, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4595 / 52°27'34"N

Longitude: 1.5625 / 1°33'45"E

OS Eastings: 642122

OS Northings: 290585

OS Grid: TM421905

Mapcode National: GBR XMC.ZTV

Mapcode Global: VHM6K.1FDX

Plus Code: 9F43FH57+Q2

Entry Name: St Peter's House

Listing Date: 16 March 1948

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298958

English Heritage Legacy ID: 363021

Location: Beccles, East Suffolk, Suffolk, NR34

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Beccles

Built-Up Area: Beccles

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Beccles St Michael and Saint Luke

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

OLD MARKET
1.
828
(West Side)
TM 4290 2/93 St Peter's House
16.3.48.

I GV

2.
18th century. 2 storeys, attic and basement. Red brick with parapet and
plinth. Centre breaks forward with pediment. Wood ogee bracket cornice.
Pantiles. 2:3:2 windows, sash with flush frames and flat arches. 6-panel
door in wood case, left of centre, with pilasters and entablature. Good
interior: some panelling. Rear building in Strawberry Hill Gothic; stucco
exterior, both exterior and interior in full style, almost complete survival,
and includes fragments of early stained glass.
The house stands on the site or churchyard of St Peter's Church which was
demolished in the mid 16th century, and it is possible that these fragments
were from that building or from St Mary's Church, Beccles, demolished in the
latter part of the same century. NMR photos.

All 4 sides of the Old Market contribute in varying degrees to its general
character. The Old Market is in an important position near the centre of
the town.


Listing NGR: TM4212290585

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

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