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71, Guildhall Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2426 / 52°14'33"N

Longitude: 0.712 / 0°42'43"E

OS Eastings: 585257

OS Northings: 263951

OS Grid: TL852639

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.6V8

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.9W8Q

Entry Name: 71, Guildhall Street

Listing Date: 7 August 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1363707

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466866

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

TL8563NW GUILDHALL STREET
639-1/15/393 (West side)
07/08/52 No.71

GV II

House. Early C19. White brick; slate roof with a paired wood
modillion eaves cornice.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and cellars. 5 window range, arranged
2:1:2 with the centre breaking forward slightly. Moulded stone
string courses run between the storeys and the plinth is
topped by a stone moulding. The 1st and 2nd storey windows are
all 12-pane sashes and the 2nd storey are 6-pane sashes, all
in plain reveals with projecting stone sills and flat gauged
arches. One 1st-storey window is blank. The central door, up 2
stone steps, has 6 sunk panels with ornate applied mouldings.
The wood Doric doorcase has plain reveals, fluted pilasters
and a triglyph frieze and cornice. A high white brick wall
with 4 plain pilasters spaced along it and a plain stone
coping links No.71 on the south to No.70 (qv). Between the
centre pilasters is a plain boarded door in plain reveals with
a flat gauged arch.
At the rear are two 2-storey extensions, both with hipped
roofs: on the south in white brick and slates, the other,
possibly originally an outbuilding, with weatherboarding and
C20 concrete tiles. The back wall of the main range is in red
brick with a projecting stair wing.
INTERIOR: extensive cellars with C18 timber ceilings, many of
the timbers reused, and brick walling with arched recesses.
Mainly early C19 features inside with some early C20
alterations to the layout: 6-panel doors with sunk panels;
panelled and moulded internal window shutters; moulded
cornices in various styles, egg-and-dart, Greek key and
paterae. One upper fireplace has an eared architrave and 3
upper rooms have raised 'duck's nest' grates.
A winder stair which rises to the attic storey has stick
balusters, open bracketed strings and moulded handrails.


Listing NGR: TL8525763951

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

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