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62 and 63, Guildhall Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2417 / 52°14'30"N

Longitude: 0.7122 / 0°42'44"E

OS Eastings: 585276

OS Northings: 263854

OS Grid: TL852638

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.DWN

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.9XDD

Plus Code: 9F426PR6+MV

Entry Name: 62 and 63, Guildhall Street

Listing Date: 12 July 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1363742

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466860

Location: Bury St. Edmunds, West Suffolk, Suffolk, IP33

County: Suffolk

District: West Suffolk

Town: West 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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639-1/15/387 (West side)
12/07/72 Nos.62 AND 63


House, now divided into 2. Late C17/early C18 front range,
older rear to No.63. Timber-framed and rendered; plaintiled
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, cellar and attic. Each half of the house
has one window to each storey: No.62 has a sash to the upper
storey with marginal glazing in a flush cased frame and a
former 8-pane C19 shop window to the ground storey with a wood
surround with plain pilasters and cornice. A gabled dormer has
shaped bargeboards, a hanging finial and a 2-light single bar
casement window. Recessed 6-panel door in a heavy wood
doorcase with panelled reveals, plain pilasters and flat
cornice hood, similar to that above the former shop window.
No.63 has a 16-pane sash to the 1st storey and a longer
12-pane sash to the ground storey, both in flush cased frames.
Entrance door on the north end, in a flat-roofed single storey
section of No.64 (qv) adjoining, has a plain rendered surround
and a rectangular fanlight.
INTERIOR: No.62: brick arched cellar below rear has walling of
rendered flint along the north wall and alcoves. The front
ground storey room has a boxed ceiling beam and corner
fireplace. A later rear wing has softwood beams and there is a
2-storey lean-to addition.
Attic with alate side purlin roof without a ridge-piece. No.63
also has a cellar below the rear wing: walls of flint with
thick old render, renewed ceiling. No features exposed in
front range. The entrance door leads into a narrow passage
with the original side wall on the left replaced by a series
of brick arches. 2-bay C15 rear wing, with timbers exposed in
walls and ceiling, has an original doorway on the north side
with renewed arched spandrels.
The ground storey ceiling is inserted, some joists being
reused rafters. Collared rafters to the roof above, but no
smoke-blackening. A narrow timber-framed section to the north
of the rear wing links the house with the back range of No.64

Listing NGR: TL8527663854

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