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Latitude: 52.2483 / 52°14'53"N
Longitude: 0.7254 / 0°43'31"E
OS Eastings: 586147
OS Northings: 264625
OS Grid: TL861646
Mapcode National: GBR QF0.46N
Mapcode Global: VHKD4.JRB9
Plus Code: 9F426PXG+85
Entry Name: 85 and 86, Eastgate Street
Listing Date: 12 July 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1343600
English Heritage Legacy ID: 466816
Location: Bury St. Edmunds, West Suffolk, Suffolk, IP33
District: West 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 Christ Church
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
BURY ST EDMUNDS
TL8664NW EASTGATE STREET
639-1/5/345 (South side)
12/07/72 Nos.85 AND 86
A pair of houses, probably originally one. Mid 17 with late
C18/early C19 alterations. Timber-framed and rendered above a
high brick and flint plinth; C20 Roman tiles.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; cellar to No.85 only. 2 end and one
internal chimney-stack each with a plain red brick shaft. 4
windows to each storey, irregularly spaced: small-paned
sliding sashes to the 1st storey, 12-pane sashes to the ground
storey, all in flush cased frames. 2 6-panel entrance doors,
each approached up a flight of steps with wooden handrails.
No.85 also has a door within the plinth.
INTERIOR: No.85: cellar with renewed ceiling is only half
below ground and was formerly used as a stable. Walls of rough
flint and re-used stone. Frame in 3 bays. One roughly
chamfered ground storey ceiling beam with scroll stops, the
remainder boxed. The internal stack is of C17 brick; open
fireplace with a plain timber lintel. Remains of a bread oven.
On the upper storey the dividing tie-beam has had its studding
replaced. A long shutter slide in the front wallplate. Roof in
4 bays, apparently a C18 replacement, with clasped purlins,
deep straight collars, ridge piece. The rafters are thin and
on edge, some re-used, with traces of smoke-blackening.
Listing NGR: TL8614764625
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