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19 and 20, Eastgate Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2472 / 52°14'49"N

Longitude: 0.7217 / 0°43'18"E

OS Eastings: 585899

OS Northings: 264488

OS Grid: TL858644

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.398

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.GSD6

Entry Name: 19 and 20, Eastgate Street

Listing Date: 7 August 1952

Last Amended: 30 October 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1343591

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466807

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 John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


BURY ST EDMUNDS

TL8564SE EASTGATE STREET
639-1/8/336 (North side)
07/08/52 Nos.19 AND 20
(Formerly Listed as:
EASTGATE STREET
(North side)
Nos.18-22 (Consecutive))

GV II

House, now divided into 2. Mid to late C16. Timber-framed and
rendered; old plaintiles.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attics; in 2 bays with a chimney bay;
jettied along front. The internal chimney-stack has a plain
rectangular red brick shaft. 2 window range: 2-light casements
with a single glazing-bar in flush frames to the 1st storey; 2
flat-headed dormers: with old 2-light casements to No.19, and
with C20 standard casements to No.20. On the ground storey, a
C20 double shop front to No.19 and a sash window to No.20 with
a single vertical glazing bar in a flush cased frame. An end
entrance door in a plain wood doorcase.
INTERIOR: No.19 not inspected. No.20 has good timbering
exposed throughout. On the ground storey an ovolo-moulded main
beam and joists set flat with lamb's tongue stops. The main
beam is jointed into an older cross-beam in the east wall with
roll moulding and leaf stops. On the front wall, the remains
of an original mullion-and-transom window with smaller side
lights. Only one 3-light side window survives with
ovolo-moulded mullions. A similar window on the upper storey
has both side-lights surviving.
Chimney-stack of C16 red brick with old mortar remaining and a
plain timber lintel. The upper ceiling may be original. Roof
of attic in 2-and-a-half bays has clasped purlins, cambered
collars and the upper part of the rafters exposed.


Listing NGR: TL8589964488

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

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