GATEWAY AND WALLING TO NUMBER 13 THE FORT FRONTING THE ROAD

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1135179

Date first listed: 07-Aug-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Oct-1997

Statutory Address: GATEWAY AND WALLING TO NUMBER 13 THE FORT FRONTING THE ROAD, 13, SICKLESMERE ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: GATEWAY AND WALLING TO NUMBER 13 THE FORT FRONTING THE ROAD, 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: TL8633663062

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

BURY ST EDMUNDS

TL8663SW SICKLESMERE ROAD 639-1/12/545 (East side) 07/08/52 Gateway and walling to No.13 The Fort, fronting the road (Formerly Listed as: SICKLESMERE ROAD (East side) Facade of the Fort (Gateway and Walling fronting the road))

II*

Formerly known as: Facade of "The Fort" (gateway and walling fronting road), Out Southgate. The facade of the former gaol. 1803. By George Byfield, in a style reminiscent of George Dance's designs for Newgate. In stucco, simulating masonry. A pedimented central entrance pavilion, with simulated coursed rusticated masonry and vermiculated quoins, breaks forward slightly and is topped by a heavy blocking course above a cornice band with a bedmould. It rises above flanking 4-bay wings which also have a heavy blocking course above a cornice band with a bed mould. Massive entrance doors with a heavily barred lunette above are set in a deeply-splayed semicircular arch with rustications. End pavilions with simulated coursed rusticated masonry break forward slightly, each with a heavily barred semicircular lunette in an arched recess. (BOE: Pevsner N: Radcliffe E: Suffolk: London: 1974-: 154).



Listing NGR: TL8633663062

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 467367

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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