Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1135178

Date first listed: 12-Jul-1972

Statutory Address: THE FORT, 13, SICKLESMERE ROAD


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Statutory Address: THE FORT, 13, SICKLESMERE ROAD

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 86374 63088


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TL8663SW SICKLESMERE ROAD 639-1/12/544 (East side) 12/07/72 No.13 The Fort


House, formerly for the governor of the gaol, now divided into flats. 1803; by George Byfield for the then governor, John Orridge. Red brick with a moulded brick dentil cornice; now with a C20 penthouse roof. Originally at the centre of radiating wings containing the prison cells. Square, with wide splayed corners. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and cellar. 3 window range to each front, small-paned sashes, mostly C20 replacements; many blocked. A single window to each storey of the splayed corners, those to the ground storey tripartite. All the ground storey windows are set into shallow segmental-arched recesses with a stucco band at impost level. The entrance door, which is late C20, fully glazed, with 2 leaves is approached by a flight of stone steps flanked by low walls. A mid-C20 flat-roofed and rendered 2-storey extension on the west. INTERIOR: not inspected. (BOE: Pevsner N: Radcliffe E: Suffolk: London: 1974-: 154).

Listing NGR: TL8633463062


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Legacy System number: 467366

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Suffolk, (1974), 154

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