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THE OLD ANGEL

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: THE OLD ANGEL

List entry Number: 1076946

Location

THE OLD ANGEL, 44, COLLEGE STREET

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: 30-Oct-1997

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 466744

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BURY ST EDMUNDS

TL8563NW COLLEGE STREET 639-1/15/276 (West side) 12/07/72 No.44 The Old Angel (Formerly Listed as: COLLEGE STREET No.44 Old Angel Inn) (Formerly Listed as: COLLEGE STREET Nos.45 AND 46)

GV II

House; originally 2 separate houses, later public house. Both C16 with later alterations. Timber-framed and rendered; jettied along the street frontage, the jetty to the southern part underbuilt in painted brick. Black glazed pantiles to the southern part, C20 plaintiles to the north; rear with old plaintiles. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and cellars; attic to part; complex plan, with 3 gabled extensions and a single-storey stable range at the rear. The 2 parts of the house are linked by a wide carriage entrance cut through both end frames. The southern part has an end chimney-stack and another chimney inserted into the front slope of the roof, both with plain red brick shafts. 2 window range, all sashes with a single vertical bar in flush cased frames. The shallow remains of the jetty are covered with a plain wooden fascia board. A central door with 4 sunk panels; doorcase with fluted pilasters and cornice. Double doors with diagonal boarding to the carriage entrance. The northern part (formerly No.45) has old render with comb pargeting. A 2-light small-paned casement window to the upper storey. A larger 2-light small-paned casement window to the ground storey with moulded architraves has a 4-panelled half-glazed door beside it in a plain wooden surround. A gabled dormer in the front roof-slope has plain bargeboards and a 2-light casement window with a single bar to lights. The jetty is supported by 2 solid brackets. INTERIOR: a fine range of cellars below both parts of the building include a barrel chute still in situ at the rear. Below the former No.45 the walls are lined with re-used stone blocks, including some circular pieces from former columns. The southern part of the interior is in 2 long bays which form a single large room on the ground storey; double



roll-mouldings to the main cross-beams; joists covered. On the upper storey, lambs' tongue stops to the ceiling beams and main posts with long tapered jowls. The remaining framing concealed. In one rear wing a filled-in original fireplace retains a timber lintel with double ogee-moulding. The northern half (formerly No.45) is in 2 bays, part of one bay being taken up by the carriage entrance, with its original ceiling cut away and raised, so that the upper room has a floor on 2 levels. Chamfered main cross-beams with lambs' tongue stops to the ground storey. On the upper storey, exposed studding and 2 trusses with long arched braces to the cambered tie-beams. There are only the main components to the end truss, which was evidently butted up against a pre-existent house. Along the front wall, a blocked 5-light original window with diamond mullions in situ and housings for another similar window. Roof-structures concealed.



Listing NGR: TL8544463881

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National Grid Reference: TL 85444 63881

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