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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: 1142302



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: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 467666

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TL8563NW WESTGATE STREET 639-1/15/668 (South side) 07/08/52 No.16 and attached wall


House. C18, with earlier core to part. Timber-framed; fronted in C18 white brick with a slate roof and a wood modillion eaves cornice; a parallel lower rear range is rendered. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys: the 2nd storey is an addition and the rear is 2-storey. 4 window range to the ground and 1st storeys: all 12-pane sashes in flush cased frames. 2 6-pane sash windows to the 2nd storey. A 6-panel door has an unusual original knocker with an Egyptian head; doorcase with panelled reveals, shouldered architrave and dentilled pediment on moulded and enriched console brackets. 12-pane sash windows in flush cased frames to the upper storey of the back and a single storey lean-to with Edwardian small-paned French doors. A small wing at the east end has 16-pane sashes. Attached to the north-west corner of the front is a high stretch of garden wall linking with the side of No.17 (qv): in red brick on the inner face but in white brick with plain pilasters and a coping along the street frontage. INTERIOR: cellar on 2 levels: on the west, C19 vaulted brick, on the east, with a timber ceiling, joists renewed. The front range has a timber-framed core with main beams now boxed and panelled and moulded wood cornices. Internal window shutters with sunk panels. An added room on the west beyond a wide panelled segmental arch. Some main timbers are exposed on the 1st storey of the front range. The early C19 geometric stair rises 2 storeys: stick balusters, open bracketed strings, wreathed handrail. The rear wing has a chimney-stack on the east wall with Tudor and C17 bricks, probably re-used.

Listing NGR: TL8541863772

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National Grid Reference: TL 85418 63772


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