The Market Tavern Public House / The Waggon Inn

28 Jul 2002
The Market Tavern Public House, 3 Risbygate Street, Bury St Edmunds, St Edmundsbury, Suffolk, IP33 3AA
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The Waggon Inn, 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 639-1/7/527 (South side) 12/07/72 No.3 The Market Tavern Public House


Formerly known as: The Waggon Inn RISBYGATE STREET. House, now a public house. C19 front; C16 and C17 interior. Timber-framed and formerly jettied; fronted in painted brick; C20 pantiles. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, attics and cellars. 3 window range: 16-pane sashes in plain reveals. The ground storey windows are set in shallow segmental-arched recesses and the central doorway is in a semicircular arched recess. 2 segmental-headed dormers have 2-light small-paned casement windows. A long wing extends at the rear. INTERIOR: front range in 2 bays with a central cross entry bay between them. To left and right of the entry the main beams have multiple roll-mouldings with a cresting above, running leaf carving on the soffit and run-off stops. The joists have ogee and roll-mouldings and run-off stops. In the cross-entry the main beam has roll-mouldings, also on the soffit, and the joists double roll mouldings. On the left of the entry the studs of the partition wall are exposed with the infill removed: an original doorway remains with spandrels missing and traces of a roll-moulded surround. 2 later doorways have been inserted. Mouldings and a cresting continue round the left room. A chimney-stack on the rear wall has a plain lintel and a rounded back to the brickwork. The room to the right of the entry has a large rebuilt gable-end stack with a flat lintel, moulded on the soffit. The C17 rear range has some plain ceiling beams exposed. The upper storey is said to have no exposed framing.

Listing NGR: TL8515564423


This is part of the Series: IOE\Rawlinson_John IOE Records for Rawlinson, John; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


Copyright IoE Mr John Rawlinson. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Rawlinson, John

Rights Holder: Rawlinson, John


Brick, Pantile, Timber, Medieval Jettied House, Tudor Monument <By Form>, Elizabethan Jettied Building, Timber Framed Building, Timber Framed House, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Public House, Commercial, Licensed Premises, Eating And Drinking Establishment, Recreational