Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1076955

Date first listed: 30-Oct-1997

Statutory Address: 15, CORNHILL


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Statutory Address: 15, CORNHILL

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 85216 64316



TL8564SW CORNHILL 639-1/14/285 (West side) No.15


Shop. 1910. By Michael Vyne Treleavan for Sir Joseph Boot. Brick with ornate render; plaintiles. Exuberant Jacobethan style. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; 3 canted bays to the 1st storey with mullion-and-transom windows, 4-light to the 2 outer windows, 6-light to the centre, all with diamond-leaded panes to the top lights. The windows are flanked by 4 niches with semicircular shell tops containing life-size figures of a Roman warrior, St Edmund, Edward I and Edward VI, all in appropriate costume, with cartouches above. On the 2nd storey, bracketed shafts to the 2 outer canted mullioned bay windows which have oriel bases decorated with leaf scrolls, swags and masks. A central square 6-light bay window has a moulded timber base decorated with leaf-motif, coved below with vine trails and a winged cherub head. A raised timber band above the 1st storey windows has leaf-scroll ornament. Between the 2nd storey windows are plaster panels in low relief with strapwork and caryatids. Wide eaves overhang below 3 gables projecting from the front slope of the roof. The centre gable is larger, and all have panelled plasterwork in their pediments, the 2 outer with strapwork and cartouches, the central pediment with a seated medieval monarch surrounded by 3 other figures. Ornate hanging finials to the gables. Barge-boards with carved motifs. A late C20 shop front to the ground storey. INTERIOR: not inspected. (BOE: Pevsner N: Radcliffe E: Suffolk: London: 1974-: 152).

Listing NGR: TL8521664316


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 466755

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Suffolk, (1974), 152

End of official listing