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The Old School to Rear of Number 140 the Lodge (Number 140 the Lodge is Not Included)

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2465 / 52°14'47"N

Longitude: 0.7215 / 0°43'17"E

OS Eastings: 585887

OS Northings: 264411

OS Grid: TL858644

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.37B

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.GS8Q

Plus Code: 9F426PWC+HH

Entry Name: The Old School to Rear of Number 140 the Lodge (Number 140 the Lodge is Not Included)

Listing Date: 30 October 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1363683

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466822

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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639-1/8/351 (South side)
The Old School to rear of No.140 The
Lodge (No.140 The Lodge is not


Former Infant School, now offices. Built 1872 on a site given
by the Marquis of Bristol. Walling in random knapped flint and
small stone blocks; bands of black knapped flint across the
south and west gables; stone dressings. Plaintiled roofs with
bands of black fishscale tiles. T-shaped plan.
EXTERIOR: the east-west range has a gambrel roof with pierced
and fluted bargeboards supported on heavy double brackets; the
north-south range is gabled with similar bargeboards to the
north gable and crested ridge tiles.
2 external chimney-stacks in flint and stone have rectangular
stone shafts. Long 3-light mullioned windows to the north and
west gables with heavily traceried heads; a long 4-light
window to the south gable with lighter timber mullions and
transom may be a replacement. Small cusped trefoil windows in
the apex of the north and south gables.
Entrance on the west side within a heavily timbered and partly
open gabled porch. A secondary doorway to the school yard on
the south side has a stone surround. Plank doors.
INTERIOR: divided into 2 large class rooms, both with open
timber roofs: in the larger north-south room with an arched
braced collar form and side purlins; in the smaller east-west
room with scissor bracing.

Listing NGR: TL8588764411

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