Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1038275

Date first listed: 07-Aug-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Oct-1997

Statutory Address: 13 AND 14, THE TRAVERSE


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Statutory Address: 13 AND 14, THE TRAVERSE

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 85290 64227


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TL8564SW THE TRAVERSE 639-1/14/639 (East side) 07/08/52 Nos.13 AND 14 (Formerly Listed as: THE TRAVERSE Nos.13 AND 14) (Formerly Listed as: SKINNER STREET Rear of Nos 11, 12, 13 & 14 The Traverse)


House, now 2 shops. C16 rear; C17 front range with a late C19 facade. Timber-framed; front tile-hung in alternate plain and fishscale bands. Slate roof with plain bargeboards and a modillion eaves soffit. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys: the top storey is a C19 addition and the building consists of 2 separate linked ranges, the rear facing on to Skinner Street. Front with 4 window range: both upper storeys have sashes with a single vertical glazing bar in wooden frames. Heavy pedimented stucco architraves have keystones and paterae on stub brackets. The ground storey has 2 early C20 shop fronts with heavy ornate console brackets to the fascias. The Skinner Street frontage forms part of a timber-framed and jettied range of c1500. Plaintiled roof. 2 storeys and attic. The 2 bays behind Nos 13 and 14 have exposed framing on the upper storey and evidence of 3 phases of window alteration: the lower part of 2 linked original windows, replaced by one long 8-light C17 mullioned window, both now blocked and replaced by 2 early C19 12-pane sash windows in flush cased frames. The joist-ends of the jetty are exposed below a moulded and embattled bressumer. INTERIOR: modernised cellar below No.13 with a linking archway in flint and Tudor brick between the front and rear. Cellar below No.14 not readily accessible. No.13 has main cross-beams exposed on the ground and 1st storeys with small chamfers and scroll stops. Good original studding along the ground storey of the north wall. No.14 has no original features exposed on the ground storey.The 1st storey front has the same style of cross-beams as No.13 and one supporting main post of the original rear wall, the remainder cut away. A wide passageway originally separated the front and rear ranges, now roofed over. The 2-bay rear of No.14 is only part of a longer range shared between several premises in The Traverse.

On the 1st storey the central tie-beam is supported by long arched braces and a C17 upper ceiling has been inserted, probably with a partition wall, now removed. Remains of a crown-post roof in the attic, the crown-post removed, but mortices in the collar purlin.

Listing NGR: TL8529064227


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