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11, Guildhall Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.244 / 52°14'38"N

Longitude: 0.7122 / 0°42'43"E

OS Eastings: 585263

OS Northings: 264109

OS Grid: TL852641

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.6WY

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.9VCM

Entry Name: 11, Guildhall Street

Listing Date: 12 July 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1363697

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466838

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 Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


BURY ST EDMUNDS

TL8564SW GUILDHALL STREET
639-1/14/365 (West side)
12/07/72 No.11

GV II

Formerly a house with 2 shops, now offices. Early C16 with C18
rear and early C19 front. Timber-framed and rendered; old
plaintiled roof with a wood modillion eaves soffit.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, attics and cellar. 3 sash windows to the
upper storey, 2 with single vertical glazing-bars one without
glazing bars, tripartite. One segmental-headed dormer has a
small-paned tripartite sash window and lead roof. On the
ground storey, 2 mid-C19 shop fronts: on the left, the shop
window is divided by vertical bars into 3 lights; surround
with plain pilasters, projecting cornice and fascia, supported
by ornate console brackets.
The former shop door on the left has been made into a window.
The smaller shop window on the right has a similar but plainer
surround and less ornate supporting console brackets. The main
doorway has plain pilasters and an open pediment; 6-panel
door. A 3-storey C18 rear wing has a half-hipped mansard roof:
large 30-pane sash windows to the ground and 1st storeys, a
3-light small-paned casement to the attic and a 2-light dormer
in the slope of the half hip.
INTERIOR: C17 cellar below the front range: walling in flint
rubble with stone blocks and a timber ceiling with joists set
on edge; C18 cellar below rear range. One main post exposed on
the ground storey front; on the upper storey, a 4-bay room has
a beam with reversed assembly, which may replace a former
partition.
The end wall on the north has exposed framing and evidence of
a former window with arched spandrels and rebates for
shutters. Side purlin roof, part with a ridge and with some
re-used components. The mansard roof to the rear range has
most of its original timbers.

Listing NGR: TL8526364109

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

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