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32 and 33, Crown Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2419 / 52°14'30"N

Longitude: 0.7168 / 0°43'0"E

OS Eastings: 585584

OS Northings: 263891

OS Grid: TL855638

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.G18

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.CXS7

Plus Code: 9F426PR8+QP

Entry Name: 32 and 33, Crown Street

Listing Date: 12 July 1972

Last Amended: 30 October 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1342753

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466780

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

County: Suffolk

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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639-1/11/308 (West side)
12/07/72 Nos.32 AND 33
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.32-35 (Consecutive))


House. Late C16; refronted and divided into 2 in the early
C19. Timber-framed and rendered; plaintiled roofs. 2-cell
internal chimney plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, attics and cellar; 2 window range:
16-pane sashes to each storey, all in flush cased frames. 2
segmental-headed dormers with small-paned 2-light casement
windows. An internal chimney-stack with a plain rebuilt
rectangular red brick shaft. A 2-storey extension behind No.32
has a shallow-pitched slate roof parallel to the front roof
with a valley gutter between.
INTERIOR: a brick-and-flint-lined cellar below part of No.32
has a large supporting ceiling beam. Exposed studding in the
front upper room; the Tudor brick of the stack visible in the
attic. The upper ceilings have joists set on edge; the
original rafters are halved and pegged at the apex. On the
ground storey the main cross-beams have empty mortices for a
former partition.
No.33 has an open fireplace on the ground storey with a large
camber to the timber lintel. The bricks retain quite extensive
traces of red ochre colouring and lining. Ceiling-beams boxed
in; rafters re-used. An overlap on the upper storeys may
indicate that the house once extended further north.

Listing NGR: TL8558463891

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