Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1141157

Date first listed: 12-Jul-1972

Statutory Address: ANGEL CORNER, 8, ANGEL HILL


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Statutory Address: ANGEL CORNER, 8, ANGEL HILL

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 85460 64307


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TL8564SW ANGEL HILL 639-1/14/165 (North side) 12/07/72 No.8 Angel Corner


House, now used as part of the Borough Offices. c1700; dated 1702 on a rainwater head. Refronted in the mid-C19. Red brick; fully hipped plaintiled roof with 2 hipped gables to the rear (north). EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attics; cellar. The C19 facade has a parapet and a moulded brick dentil cornice. 5 window range: sashes, with quartering glazing-bars to each sash, in deep reveals with flat gauged brick arches and raised keystones. 2 canted bays to the ground storey, each with 3 small-paned sash windows. Central doorway up a flight of stone steps; 6-panel door with a plain fanlight in a heavy pilastered stone surround with cornice. The side and rear walls have a raised brick band and brickwork laid in Flemish Bond. 3 segmental-headed dormers to the south front and one on the east side, all with small-paned sash windows. A brick parapet and moulded architrave to the rear wall and 4 windows to each storey: all sashes, 3 narrow 8-pane and one wider 12-pane, all in flush cased frames; one blocked on the ground storey. A half-glazed door with a triangular pediment over. Adjoining the main house on the west is an early C19 one-and-a-half storey range in red brick with old plaintiles to the half-hipped mansard roof. The rear of this range has 2 18-pane sash windows to the ground storey in flush cased frames, both blocked, and large 20-pane sash windows to the 2 flat-headed dormers. There is a later link with the north end of the adjacent stable block (qv). INTERIOR: cellar with a vaulted section lined with stone blocks. Entrance hall with limestone flags. Moulded plaster cornices to the hall and both principal ground-storey rooms; full-height panelling with raised moulded surrounds to flush panels in the hall and the room to the east of it. A fine original dog-leg stair, with an additional flight at the half-landing, has closed strings, barley-sugar-twist balusters, moulded newel-posts and handrail and bolection-moulded dadoes. All the original doors are 6-panel, with raised fielded panels.

Listing NGR: TL8546064307


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Legacy System number: 466626

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