GREENE KING MAIN BREWHOUSE BREWERY YARD

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1142282

Date first listed: 30-Oct-1997

Statutory Address: GREENE KING MAIN BREWHOUSE BREWERY YARD, WESTGATE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: GREENE KING MAIN BREWHOUSE BREWERY YARD, WESTGATE STREET

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 85634 63786

Summary

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History

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Details

BURY ST EDMUNDS

TL8563NE WESTGATE STREET 639-1/11/686 (North side) Greene King Main Brewhouse: Brewery Yard

GV II

Brewhouse: the main brewhouse of the Greene King complex. Opened January 1939. In red brick with stone dressings; flat roof with parapet. Art Deco style. EXTERIOR: 6 storeys. Banded brick rustication to the ground storey topped by a heavy stone band. 4 rectangular windows in deep reveals to the ground storey. The upper front has a range of 5 windows rising the whole height of the building, arranged 1: 3: 1 with the centre breaking forward slightly: the 2 outer narrow and rectangular, in plain reveals, the 3 central semicircular headed, set into double-arched reveals. Small-paned cast-iron louvred window frames throughout. The main block of the building rises one storey higher than the front with a row of rectangular windows in shallow reveals. The double 6-panelled central entrance doors, up steps, are recessed in a heavy rectangular stone doorcase. INTERIOR: retains most of the original brewing machinery. On the upper storeys heavy supporting ironwork by Robert Boby & Sons of Bury St Edmunds. One of the very few brewhouses built during the interwar period and an impressive design. (Wilson RG: Greene King: A Business and Family History: Bury St Edmunds: 1983-: 196-198).







Listing NGR: TL8563463786

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 467713

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Wilson, R G, Greene King A Business and Family History, (1983), 196-198

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