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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: 1141149



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: 11-Feb-1987

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Oct-1997

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 466618

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TL8564SW ABBEYGATE STREET 639-1/14/156 (South side) 11/02/87 No.60 (Formerly Listed as: ABBEYGATE STREET No.60 Alliance Building Society)


Offices, formerly bank. 1868, by John Gibson. Fine ashlared facade in Ancaster stone with a base of Portland stone; parapeted roof. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, 5 bays. High Victorian Italianate style. Rusticated ground floor has 5 openings divided by piers with keystoned flat arches. All windows replaced, but openings undamaged. First and second floors have 5 original plate glass sashes in deep reveals with moulded raised architrave surrounds. First floor has criss-cross string course, second floor fluted and then foliated plat-bands. Ornate keystones to second floor architraves, projecting cornice with mutules, roundels and dentils, all boldly detailed and deliberately varied in contrasting scales. INTERIOR: not inspected. (BOE: Pevsner N: Radcliffe E: Suffolk: London: 1974-: 149).

Listing NGR: TL8526864165

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Suffolk, (1974), 149

National Grid Reference: TL 85268 64165


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