Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1142325

Date first listed: 12-Jul-1972

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Oct-1997

Statutory Address: BATT HOUSE, 56, WESTGATE STREET


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Statutory Address: BATT HOUSE, 56, 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 85391 63789


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TL8563NW WESTGATE STREET 639-1/15/678 (North side) 12/07/72 No.56 Batt House (Formerly Listed as: WESTGATE STREET (North side) No.56 Bernard Batt House)


House; now used as the YMCA and divided into 14 bedsits. Early and later C19 with a fragmentary earlier core. White brick front, red brick sides and rear; slate roof with a moulded wood cornice. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and cellar; 2 parallel ranges, both C19 but of different date, to the main building; an extension in matching style on the east side and a small rendered single-storey section on the west with a tiled and hipped roof. 3 window range to the main front, all sashes in plain reveals with flat gauged arches, 16-pane to the ground and 1st storeys and 8-pane to the 2nd storey. The east extension has a single narrow sash window to each storey. The 6-panel door, with the top 2 panels glazed, is within the west extension: wood doorcase with pilasters and a dentil cornice. INTERIOR: extensive cellars, the rear with flint and stone walling and a brick vaulted ceiling. Only 2 main beams of the timber frame exposed. An early C19 winder stair which rises to the top storey has stick balusters and a wreathed handrail.

Listing NGR: TL8539163789


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Legacy System number: 467689

Legacy System: LBS

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