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The Black Boy Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2423 / 52°14'32"N

Longitude: 0.712 / 0°42'43"E

OS Eastings: 585260

OS Northings: 263919

OS Grid: TL852639

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.DVC

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.9W8Y

Plus Code: 9F426PR6+WR

Entry Name: The Black Boy Public House

Listing Date: 12 July 1972

Last Amended: 30 October 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1363705

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466864

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: Bury St Edmunds St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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639-1/15/391 (West side)
12/07/72 No.69
The Black Boy Public House
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
Black Boy Inn)


Public house. C17, with C19 and C20 alterations.
Timber-framed; jettied along the street frontage; faced in C19
red brick on the ground storey and with tile-hanging in
alternate bands of plain and scalloped tiles to the 1st
storey. Plaintiled roof.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, attics and cellar. An internal
chimney-stack has 4 saw-tooth shafts on a rectangular base
with a front panel. 3 windows to the 1st storey: all 3-light
early C20 casements with a single horizontal glazing bar in a
heavy flush frame. 4 sash windows to the ground storey, all
with a single vertical glazing bar in plain reveals with
moulded heads below the jetty. 3 gabled dormers with plain
bargeboards and hanging finials have single bar 2-light
casement windows. Entrance door with 2 leaves in a plain wood
surround with a rectangular fanlight flanked by 2 shaped
brackets below the jetty. A small timber-framed wing at the
rear and a larger extension of 1935.
INTERIOR: modernised brick-lined cellar. Frame in 4 bays. Most
internal timbers are covered; chamfered main beams only are
exposed on the ground storey. The bay at the south end is an
open carriage entrance with an exposed ceiling: chamfered main
beam with triangle stops, joists set flat, widely spaced.

Listing NGR: TL8526063919

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