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73, 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: 585255

OS Northings: 263970

OS Grid: TL852639

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.6V6

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.9W8L

Entry Name: 73, Guildhall Street

Listing Date: 7 August 1952

Last Amended: 30 October 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1363709

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466868

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
639-1/15/395 (West side)
07/08/52 No.73
(Formerly Listed as:
GUILDHALL STREET
(West side)
Nos.72 AND 73)

GV II

House. C18 front range, early C17 rear. Timber-framed and
rendered in raised roughcast panels; old plaintiled roof with
a wood modillion eaves cornice.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, attic and cellar. 2 window range: 12-pane
sashes in flush cased frames, those to the ground storey
deeper than those above. One gabled dormer has a 2-light
small-paned casement window. A 6-panel door, up steps, in a
doorcase with plain reveals, a moulded and shouldered
architrave and a stilted cornice above a rectangular fanlight
with vertical glazing bars. Two 2-storey rear wings, on the
south with a 16-pane sash window to each storey in a flush
cased frame.
INTERIOR: cellars below the whole front range and under the
smaller rear wing on the north. Walling, perhaps C16, of
flint, brick and stone, very rough in part; C19 vaulted brick
ceilings. The interior was heavily restored in the 1950s when
some C19 partitioning and fireplaces were removed.
No original features remain visible in the front range: beams
boxed. An internal chimney-stack links with the 2-bay rear
wing on the south. This has main cross-beams with a small
chamfer and scroll stops and traces of red ochre colouring on
the ground storey and similar cross-beams in the room above,
where the main posts of the open truss and the wallplates are
exposed. A simple rafter roof to this wing. The attics of the
front range are plastered.


Listing NGR: TL8525563970

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

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