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78, ST JOHNS STREET

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: 78, ST JOHNS STREET

List entry Number: 1135141

Location

78, ST JOHNS 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: 30-Oct-1997

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 467329

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BURY ST EDMUNDS

TL8564NW ST JOHN'S STREET 639-1/3/612 (East side) No.78

II

House, later with 2 shops, now a single shop with storage above. Early C16 core; C19 front and rear addition, now absorbed in a long C20 extension. Part timber-framed and formerly jettied; fronted in white brick; steeply-pitched slate roof with wide plain eaves. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attics; 3 window range: sashes in flush cased frames, the 2 outer formerly 16-pane and the centre 12-pane, but now with replaced top-opening upper lights. A pair of similar C19 shop fronts to the ground storey, each with a recessed half-glazed entrance door at one side and a heavy projecting fascia with ornate console brackets and a blind box. 2 flat-headed lead-covered dormers have 2-light 4-pane casements. INTERIOR: ground storey in 2 long bays, formerly with a partition wall and doorway between them. Each side has the front half of the ceiling exposed with plain heavy closely spaced joists set flat; the remainder of the joists have been replaced. To the left, the main beam has a wide chamfer and cut-off stops. The cross beam in the north end wall has no pegging for studs and the frame may have originally continued for a further bay. On the right, the main beam has double ogee mouldings. No framing is exposed on the upper storey. The roof timbers are C19 and C20 replacements.





Listing NGR: TL8525464499

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National Grid Reference: TL 85254 64499

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