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GATEWAY AND WALLING TO NUMBER 13 THE FORT FRONTING THE ROAD

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.

Name: GATEWAY AND WALLING TO NUMBER 13 THE FORT FRONTING THE ROAD

List entry Number: 1135179

Location

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

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: 30-Oct-1997

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 467367

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List entry Description

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TL8633663062

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