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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.


List entry Number: 1135172



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: 07-Aug-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 467360

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TL8563NE ST MARY'S SQUARE 639-1/11/628 (South side) 07/08/52 No.8 and attached wall


House. Mid-C18 with a fragmentary mid-C17 core. Timber-framed and plastered. The roof, with a plain parapet and wood modillion cornice, has stone slates to the front slope and tiles on the east side and rear. 4 chimney-stacks have plain square red brick shafts. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, cellar and attics. 5 window range: all 12-pane sashes in flush cased frames. 3 flat-headed dormers are lead-covered with plastered cheeks and have 6-pane sash windows. A central 6-panel door; fanlight with a Baroque style of glazing; ornate doorcase with panelled pilasters and an open pediment with Greek fret ornamented dentils supported on enriched console brackets. Adjoining the north-west corner of the house is a 25 metre stretch of red brick garden wall, laid in Flemish Bond, with brick dentils. A doorway with pointed arch has a boarded door. INTERIOR: cellar mainly C19, brick-lined. Entrance hall with Greek fret ornamented dentils to cornice. Mid-C18 stair with turned balusters, bracketed open strings, ramped handrails and a balustrade along the upper landing. To the right of the entry a room has an early C19 plaster cornice with triglyphs and palmettes and an ornate C18 fireplace surround; in the room to the left of the entry the fireplace has an eared surround. 6-panel internal doors to the ground storey and panelled internal window shutters. In the attic the remains of a stair balustrade of c1700 with turned balusters and moulded handrails. Few exposed timbers, mainly softwood. The C17 rear slope of the roof, where principal rafters and butt purlins are exposed, is in 5 bays. The house is now 2 rooms deep and the roof has been adapted to 2 parallel ranges with a valley between at collar level.

Listing NGR: TL8579263786

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National Grid Reference: TL 85792 63786


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