Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1135163

Date first listed: 07-Aug-1952

Statutory Address: 4, ST MARYS SQUARE


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Statutory Address: 4, ST MARYS SQUARE

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 85756 63836


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TL8563NE ST MARY'S SQUARE 639-1/11/622 (North side) 07/08/52 No.4


House. C16, altered in the C18. Timber-framed and rendered, with the front roughcast in panels; tiled mansard roof with a moulded parapet and wood modillion cornice. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, cellars and attics. 3 window range:12-pane sashes in flush cased frames. 2 hipped dormers with 12-pane sash windows in the lower slope of the roof. A 6-panel door with a rectangular fanlight with ornate glazing has a doorcase with panelled pilasters and a pedimented hood with a fret ornamented soffit supported by cut and moulded brackets. The range at the rear has a porch with a tented lead roof. INTERIOR: the house contains 2 C16 ranges parallel to the street, both of which were raised during the C18. A narrow cellar runs from front to back of the house, lined throughout with re-used ashlar blocks, some of sandstone. Below the junction of the 2 frames is a wide low pointed archway, and the rear part has heavy original ceiling joists. Few timbers are exposed inside the building. Main beams in both ranges have double roll-mouldings with run-off stops. The stair (resited) has a ramped handrail and C18 turned balusters and there are several other C18 fittings. An upper fireplace has an ornate cast-iron duck's nest grate with an eared surround. The rear upper room has a plaster cornice with 4-petalled flower ornament and a small cast-iron balcony. The top storey was added to the front range earlier than to the back and its rear wall has the remains of comb pargeting in panels, visible in the small gap between the 2 frames.

Listing NGR: TL8575663836


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Legacy System number: 467351

Legacy System: LBS

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