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49, Crown Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.243 / 52°14'34"N

Longitude: 0.7165 / 0°42'59"E

OS Eastings: 585561

OS Northings: 264008

OS Grid: TL855640

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.7ZH

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.CWMD

Entry Name: 49, Crown Street

Listing Date: 7 August 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1342763

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466790

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


BURY ST EDMUNDS

TL8564SE CROWN STREET
639-1/8/318 (West side)
07/08/52 No.49

GV II

House. C18 front and early C19 roof-raising; earlier core.
Timber-framed, faced in white brick; plaintiled roof with a
moulded eaves cornice.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and cellar. 5 window range: 12-pane sashes
to the ground and 1st storeys, all in flush cased frames with
flat gauged arches. A raised stucco band runs below the
2nd-storey windows, which are 6-pane in flush cased frames. A
further stucco band between the ground and 1st storey windows.
The northern part of the front, beyond the central entrance
door, is set back slightly, suggesting that 2 houses may have
been made into one. A recessed door with 6 raised fielded
panels has a fine fanlight with decorative glazing and a
wooden doorcase with panelled reveals, pilasters and an open
pediment. 2 arched cellar openings within the plinth.
INTERIOR: no part of the timber frame is exposed inside, the
interior having been entirely Georgianised. Stair to 1st
storey with turned balusters, closed strings and wreathed
moulded handrail. Windows with internal panelled shutters;
6-panelled doors with eared architraves.
On the top storey the balustrade to the stair is in Chinese
style. In the northern ground storey room, a fine Greek
Revival plaster frieze and cornice with circular paterae
between the triglyphs. The top storey of the front range is an
addition with a C19 roof; a lower rear range at right-angles
has a C18 side-purlin roof.

Listing NGR: TL8556164008

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

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