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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: 1141140



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: 12-Jul-1972

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 466607

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TL8564SW ABBEYGATE STREET 639-1/14/150 (South side) 12/07/72 Nos.53 AND 54 Midland Bank


Bank, formerly 2 separate houses and shops. An early C18 front to No.53, and a later front in matching style to No.54. Red brick, laid in English bond, with a panelled brick parapet and a stone modillion cornice with a dentilled frieze. The join in the front is clearly visible in the brickwork. Fishscale slates to the steeply-pitched roof. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attics; cellars. No.53, on the east, has end chimney-stacks set into gables with high brick copings. 6 window range: small-paned sashes in plain shallow reveals with gauged heads. 4 flat-headed dormers in the roof with 4-pane casement windows. A modillion stone band with a brick band above runs between the storeys. On the ground storey, plate glass windows, which extend to ground level, are separated by a row of Tuscan columns. INTERIOR: retains some moulded plasterwork from the original Edwardian bank conversion; in the vestibule, dentils and paterae to the boxed-in beams.

Listing NGR: TL8533364175

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National Grid Reference: TL 85333 64175


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