Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1021957

Date first listed: 07-Aug-1952

Statutory Address: 14, ABBEYGATE STREET

Statutory Address: 15, HIGH BAXTER STREET


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Statutory Address: 14, ABBEYGATE STREET

Statutory Address: 15, HIGH BAXTER STREET

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

County: Suffolk

District: St. Edmundsbury (District Authority)

Parish: Bury St. Edmunds

National Grid Reference: TL 85377 64217


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TL8564SW ABBEYGATE STREET 639-1/14/125 (North side) 07/08/52 No.14


Includes: No.15 HIGH BAXTER STREET. Shop and offices on a corner site, formerly shop and house with workshops behind. C16 and C17 with an early C19 front to Abbeygate Street. Timber-framed, with the timbers exposed in one bay of the jettied side frontage, the remainder rendered. Hipped plaintiled roof. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, attics and cellar; on a corner site with a return front to High Baxter Street. The Abbeygate Street frontage has a plain parapet and quadrant corner. 2 windows to the upper storey: one small-paned sash in a plain reveal on the curve of the corner and one 3-light small-paned sash with diminished side-lights and a wooden blind box. A lead-covered segmental-headed dormer with a 2-light casement window in the front slope of the roof. An early C20 shop front with a heavy fascia and corner entrance door also extends along part of the side range. This 5-bay range along High Baxter Street is in 3 sections with marked joins in the framing after the 2nd and 3rd bays. At the south end one bay has exposed studding on the upper storey; in the next 2 bays the joist ends and the ogee-moulded bressumer are visible; the 2 bays to the north are unjettied, with a rendered and lined exterior restored in 1990. There is a variety of windows along the upper storey: 4 small-paned C19 sashes in moulded frames, one single-light and one 2-light C20 casement window, and on the corner a blocked 4-light original window with moulded mullions and C20 replacement spandrels. On the ground storey three 12-pane sash windows, one with panelled external shutters, and a 6-panel door with raised fielded panels, the top 2 glazed. Adjoining to the north is a further 3-storey range, also completely restored in 1990. This has a continuous row of fixed casements on the 1st storey and 3 casement windows on the top storey, 2 of 2 lights, one single light. C20 plaintiles. A small stable timepiece is attached to the 1st floor of the Northgate Street frontage: made by W Potts & Sons, Leeds, dated 1900, with double bracket "frying-pan" dial. INTERIOR: cellar with walls of flint rubble and re-used stone blocks has the remains of old render and a timber ceiling. Along the side range some plain widely-spaced studding and chamfered joists are exposed, and in the 2 end bays on the north the main cross-beams and plain unchamfered joists of the ground storey ceiling are visible. Original roof to part with clasped purlins, collars and principal rafters exposed.

Listing NGR: TL8537764217


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Legacy System number: 466581

Legacy System: LBS

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