HIGHBURY HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1142327

Date first listed: 07-Aug-1952

Statutory Address: HIGHBURY HOUSE, 57, WESTGATE STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: HIGHBURY HOUSE, 57, 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 85432 63807

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Details

BURY ST EDMUNDS

TL8563NW WESTGATE STREET 639-1/15/679 (North side) 07/08/52 No.57 Highbury House

GV II

House, now a residential hostel for the West Suffolk Health Authority. Early C17 with C18 and C19 alterations. Timber-framed and roughcast rendered. Part C20 plaintiled roof, part flat roofed with a parapet, part slate. 2 parallel ranges, the rear with an attic storey. The remains of a cross-wing at the east end. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and cellars; 4 windows to 1st storey, all 12-pane sashes; 3 windows on the ground storey, 2 tripartite with 12-pane central lights and one 12-pane sash. A doorcase with Doric pilasters, triglyph frieze and cornice. The rear range has a steeply-pitched roof, at the east end with a modillion cornice; the remainder has a later roughcasted front with parapet. 2 large dormers in the roof have sash windows and pierced and fluted bargeboards. INTERIOR: cellar below the east half of the building is mainly brick-lined with some vaulting. Both front and rear ranges have main timbers exposed: at the east end a plain chamfered main beam with scroll stops; in several of the remaining ground storey rooms ovolo-moulded main beams. One rear upper room has ovolo-moulded cross-beams. Several moulded plaster cornices. Main posts with long jowls, one shaped. C19 stair with stick balusters and wreathed handrail. Rafters concealed, but the roof has some form of side purlins.





Listing NGR: TL8543263807

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Legacy System number: 467691

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