16 And 17 Risbygate Street

28 Jul 2002
16 And 17 Risbygate Street, Bury St Edmunds, St Edmundsbury, Suffolk, IP33 3AA
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


TL8564SW RISBYGATE STREET 639-1/7/529 (South side) 12/07/72 Nos.16 AND 17


House, later divided into 2, with a shop. Early C18 with a fragmentary earlier core; C18 front and alterations. Timber-framed; faced in panelled plaster painted in squares; framing exposed on the upper part of the north gable wall, which has a red brick wall built against it. C20 plaintiles. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attics; 2 gabled rear wings. 4 12-pane sash windows in flush cased frames to the 1st storey. The ground storey has 2 sash windows without glazing bars and one small shop window. 2 gabled dormers have 2-light single bar casement windows. 3 doors, all altered, partly panelled. C18 gable-end framing with widely-spaced thin studs and primary braces. A plaque set into the brick wall reads: 'This entrance to the CATTLE MARKET Made by Order of the Town Council August 1852. J.P.EVERARD Esq, Mayor'. INTERIOR: the front range is in 6 bays with an internal chimney-stack. Main beams only are exposed in the 3 bays to the north of the stack; to the south of the stack, a large chamfered transverse beam with run-off stops has widely spaced joists set on edge. On the 1st storey one truss has long arched braces. Along the rear wall a short length of wallplate has housings for rafter feet below an added section of wall framing. The front attic storey and the gabled rear range are all C18 additions with thin bisected studs and long straight primary braces. The upper ceilings still have joists set flat. Rafter roofs, ceiled off at collar level. Much of the framing inside the house has been recently exposed.

Listing NGR: TL8505564455


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Photographer: Rawlinson, John

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Brick, Plaster, Tile, Timber, Stuart Timber Framed House, Georgian Monument <By Form>, Timber Framed Building, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Shop, Commercial