Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1135141

Date first listed: 30-Oct-1997

Statutory Address: 78, ST JOHNS STREET


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Statutory Address: 78, ST JOHNS STREET

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 85254 64499


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


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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Legacy System number: 467329

Legacy System: LBS

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