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Eastgate House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2473 / 52°14'50"N

Longitude: 0.7226 / 0°43'21"E

OS Eastings: 585959

OS Northings: 264504

OS Grid: TL859645

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.3HT

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.GSV3

Plus Code: 9F426PWF+W2

Entry Name: Eastgate House

Listing Date: 7 August 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1343602

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466818

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: St James Bury St Edmunds

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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639-1/4/347 (South side)
07/08/52 No.118
Eastgate House


House, now divided into sheltered flats. C17 core; early C19
front; extensively modernised in the late 1980s. Part
timber-framed and rendered with old plaintiled roof; the main
range fronted in white brick with a hipped slate roof, wide
eaves cornice and paired mutule soffit.
EXTERIOR: part 2-storey, part 3-storey; set sideways-on to the
street. The 3-storey range has 3 windows to each storey,
arranged 1:1:1 with the centre breaking forward slightly: all
sashes in plain reveals with flat gauged arches and projecting
stone sills, 12-pane to the 1st storey, deeper 12-pane,
reaching to ground level, to the ground storey. 6-pane to the
2nd storey, with vertical glazing-bars only. A raised stone
band runs at sill level below the 1st storey windows.
The central entrance has columns in antis and a segmental
fanlight with intersecting glazing bars. Door with 6 raised
fielded panels. The north side is directly on to the street.
Rendered, with a single sash window to the ground and 1st
storeys, both sashes in flush cased frames, 12-pane to the
upper storey, 16-pane to the lower.
A plaque on one side reads: 'Sir Thomas Hanmer, Speaker of the
House of Commons, born 1677, died 1746'. The 2-storey range to
the south is rendered, with 3 sash windows, irregularly
spaced, to the 1st storey: two 16-pane, one 12-pane, all in
flush cased frames. A deeper 12-pane sash to the ground storey
in a cased frame with slight reveals. On the right, a 6-panel
door with the top 2 panels glazed in a moulded and eared
INTERIOR: few features prior to the early C19 survive inside.
The whole range was originally timber-framed; the line of the
original wallplate in the brick-fronted section is just below
the tops of the 1st storey windows.

Listing NGR: TL8595964504

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