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8 and 9, Guildhall Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2442 / 52°14'39"N

Longitude: 0.7122 / 0°42'43"E

OS Eastings: 585264

OS Northings: 264131

OS Grid: TL852641

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.6WW

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.9VCH

Plus Code: 9F426PV6+MV

Entry Name: 8 and 9, Guildhall Street

Listing Date: 12 July 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1363695

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466836

Location: Bury St. Edmunds, West Suffolk, Suffolk, IP33

County: Suffolk

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 St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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639-1/14/363 (East side)
12/07/72 Nos.8 AND 9


House, now divided into 2 shops and offices. Early C19. In
white brick with a plain parapet and slate roof.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and cellar. 5 window range: all sashes,
12-pane to the 1st storey, 9-pane to the 2nd storey with one
blocked, in plain reveals with flat gauged arches. The ground
storey has 2 C20 restored shop fronts: No.8 divided into 4
lights by vertical glazing bars, No.9 21-pane. Two 6-panel
doors have pilastered wood doorcases and cornices.
INTERIOR: No.8 was extensively modernised during the 1980s and
has a number of reused timbers introduced into the ground
floor area. On the 1st floor, 2 main posts which appear
original remain, one with the housing for a brace, the other
for a window sill. The 2nd storey is an early C19 addition.
No.9 has a partly brick vaulted C16 cellar with 2 niches in
each side wall. Very large main beams only are exposed on the
ground storey. On the 1st storey the timbers are exposed along
the north wall, the ceiling has been raised and one tie-beam
moved. An original division into 2 rooms on each storey, but
partition wall removed on ground storey and studding exposed
without infill above. The rear has an altered clasped side
purlin roof.

Listing NGR: TL8526464131

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