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72, Guildhall Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2427 / 52°14'33"N

Longitude: 0.712 / 0°42'43"E

OS Eastings: 585257

OS Northings: 263962

OS Grid: TL852639

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.6V7

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.9W8N

Entry Name: 72, Guildhall Street

Listing Date: 7 August 1952

Last Amended: 30 October 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1363708

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466867

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
639-1/15/394 (West side)
07/08/52 No.72
(Formerly Listed as:
GUILDHALL STREET
(West side)
Nos.72 AND 73)

GV II

House. C18 front, early C17 and early C19 rear. Timber-framed
and rendered with raised roughcast panels; plaintiled mansard
roof.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, attics and cellar. 2 window range:
12-pane sashes in flush cased frames to both storeys. 2
flat-headed lead covered dormers have 6-pane sash windows. A
6-panel door with the top 2 panels glazed, up steps, has a
wood doorcase with plain reveals, panelled pilasters and
pediment. An internal chimney-stack has a plain square red
brick shaft with chimney-pots. A long rear range in 2 phases
of building.
INTERIOR: cellar below whole of front range: walling with some
old flint and render, but mainly C19 brick with various niches
inserted in 2 stages. Timber ceiling, part C18, part with
reused earlier joists. C18 front range in 2 bays with a C20
division into 2 rooms.
All earlier partitions removed, but the present entry,
formerly into a narrow early C19 corridor with a
semicircular-headed rear archway, may well be in the original
position. Fireplace with a mid-C18 eared wood surround. An
early C19 stair has stick balusters, closed strings, rounded
newel posts and a curved handrail.
A C17 2-storey rear wing in 2 bays has the main components and
some studding exposed on the upper storey; roofs covered.
Extending from this wing an early C19 range in flint and brick
with a mansard roof, said to have been used initially as a
corn store.


Listing NGR: TL8525763962

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

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