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87, Guildhall Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2443 / 52°14'39"N

Longitude: 0.7117 / 0°42'42"E

OS Eastings: 585228

OS Northings: 264144

OS Grid: TL852641

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.6RF

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.9V3D

Entry Name: 87, Guildhall Street

Listing Date: 12 July 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1363722

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466881

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
639-1/14/408 (West side)
12/07/72 No.87

GV II

House, now offices. Mid C19, with the remains of a C17 rear
range. Red brick; slate roof with a wood modillion eaves
cornice.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and cellar. 4 window range: all sashes,
with single vertical glazing bars in plain reveals, stucco
flat arches with keystones, and projecting stone sills. A
raised stucco band runs at 1st storey window-sill level. A
semicircular doorway with a recessed inner arch, both moulded,
has plain reveals. A footscraper on each side in the angle
between the inner and outer arch. 4-panelled door, the top 2
panels sunk, with applied moulded surrounds and a plain
fanlight.
INTERIOR: a small mainly C19 cellar below part of front. The
main range of the house appears all of the C19: a winder stair
rises to the attic storey with stick balusters, wreathed
handrail and unusually large newel posts. To the right of the
entrance the remains of plaster ceiling decoration in a
now-divided room. On the upper storey a front and a rear room
have walls with raised wood surrounds to plaster panels.
At the rear, a high single-storey room has an ornate plaster
cornice and centre-piece to the ceiling. A narrow C17
timber-framed wing at the back is enveloped in C20 extensions
but has one ovolo-moulded main beam exposed on the ground
storey.

Listing NGR: TL8522864144

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

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