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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: 12 AND 13, ABBEYGATE

List entry Number: 1021956



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Suffolk

District: St. Edmundsbury

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bury St. Edmunds

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Jul-1972

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 466580

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TL8564SW ABBEYGATE STREET 639-1/14/124 (North side) 12/07/72 Nos.12 AND 13


Shop with 2 flats above. Mid C19. White brick; slate roof with parapet and moulded brick cornice. EXTERIOR: 4 storeys and cellar. 4 window range, sashes with clear glass in plain deep reveals with gauged brick segmental arches, moulded stone keystones and sills on stub brackets. In the centre of the first storey a moulded console bracket carries a stone pestle and mortar, indicating that this was for many years a chemist's shop. A dentil frieze and cornice to the shop front. At the east end, a recessed door with ornate panels in Jacobean style and a semicircular roll-moulded surround gives access to the upper storeys. INTERIOR: the cellar is mainly lined in C19 brick with reused timber beams in the ceiling, but the party wall on the east is principally of limestone blocks, laid in random fashion.

Listing NGR: TL8537564208

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National Grid Reference: TL 85375 64208


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