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88, Fore Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ipswich, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0531 / 52°3'11"N

Longitude: 1.1616 / 1°9'41"E

OS Eastings: 616861

OS Northings: 244129

OS Grid: TM168441

Mapcode National: GBR VP7.6HN

Mapcode Global: VHLBT.2NXG

Plus Code: 9F433536+6J

Entry Name: 88, Fore Street

Listing Date: 19 December 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1374794

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275463

ID on this website: 101374794

Location: Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4

County: Suffolk

District: Ipswich

Electoral Ward/Division: Alexandra

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Ipswich

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Ipswich St Clement with St Luke

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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No 88
TM 1644 SE 4/66 19.12.51.


A small C15-C16 timber framed building altered in the C17 and later. Originally
it was a butcher's shop and then became incorporated into the Neptune Inn.
(Now Nos 86 and 88 form one tenement). The front is earlier than that of
No 86 but much altered. 2 storeys and attics. The upper storey is jettied
and supported on curved brackets with the remains of a moulded capital and
shaft. There is an embattled wall plate. One window range, mullioned and
transomed windows with lattice leaded lights. (3 lights on the ground storey
and 6 lights on the 1st storey). At the rear a gallery wing extends to the
south with a jettied upper storey and exposed timber-framing on the ground
storey. Originally this gallery was part of No 90 but is now incorporated
in No 88, and forms a fine courtyard at the rear. The upper storey has a
long range of mullioned windows, the centre section of which is original
and the outer sections are restored, with moulded sills. The ground storey
has a doorway with a 4 centred arch with carved spandrels. Roof tiled,
with one gabled dormer on the front.

Nos 80 and 80A, Nos 84 to 92 (even) form a good group of C15-C17 timber framed buildings.
Also Nos 80 and 80A. Nos 84 to 92 (even) form a group with Nos 77 to 81 (odd)
(The Lord Nelson Inn) and Nos 83 to 91 (odd).

Listing NGR: TM1684744107

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