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NUMBERS 28-33 AND ATTACHED WALLS

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: NUMBERS 28-33 AND ATTACHED WALLS

List entry Number: 1022571

Location

NUMBERS 28-33 AND ATTACHED WALLS, 28-33, KINGS ROAD

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: 30-Oct-1997

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 466941

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Details

BURY ST EDMUNDS

TL8464SE KING'S ROAD 639-1/6/461 (South side) Nos.28-33 (Consecutive) and attached walls

GV II

Part of the former barracks of the West Suffolk Militia Regiment, now all converted to houses or flats late C20. 1857/8. By RM Phipson, in partnership with G Morgan. In dark red brick with blue headers and lighter red brick dressings. Fully hipped slate roofs with wide eaves soffits. Elizabethan style. PLAN: in 2 sections, probably single-depth to the left and double-depth to the right. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. 8- and 11-window ranges. Nos 28 and 29 each have 2 paired casement windows to the 1st storey in deep moulded brick reveals. 2 canted bays with slate roofs to the ground storey have similar paired windows. Stone sill bands run below all the windows. The entrance doors are flanked by single-light windows, all in deep recesses. The higher central section, containing Nos 30 to 33, is the surviving building of a pair which included the armoury, guard room and orderly room. It has a high ground storey with wide plain pilasters at the angles and an upper storey above a brick dentil course. A brick dentil course also below the moulded sprockets of the eaves soffit. Central tripartite windows on each storey have shallow pointed arches to the surrounds. 2 similar paired windows to the upper storey. 2 matching doors with high pointed surrounds and rectangular fanlights to the ground storey. To the left of this block a lower section has paired casements to each storey in the same style. Various high sawtooth chimney-stacks, each with a row of tall terracotta pots. INTERIOR: not inspected. Low red brick boundary walls along the frontage have stone coping and higher dividing pillars with conical stone caps. HISTORY: the 1853 Militia Act required each county to provide NCO accommodation and a secure store for arms. These houses may be part of the former. An unusual design, which forms part of a group with the adjoining Nos 37-39 (qv). (Harrod's Directory of Suffolk 1864: IPSWICH: 1864-: 71; Brown C, Haward B & Kindred R: Dictionary of Architects of Suffolk Buildings 1800-1914: Ipswich: 1991-: 158).





Listing NGR: TL8489764143

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Brown, , Kindred, , Dictionary of Architects of Suffolk Buildings 1800-1914, (1991), 158
'Harrods Directory' in Suffolk, (1864), 71

National Grid Reference: TL 84897 64143

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