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Statutory Address:

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

Ipswich (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TM 16058 44589


1. 1260 MUSEUM STREET (West Side)

No 18 19.12.51. No 20 TM 1644 NW 1/130


2. A pair of early C19 grey gault brick houses with small wings at the north and south ends, with lower storey heights than the main block. Nos 18 and 20 stand at right angles to No 22, with a triangular shaped forecourt, making a picturesque group at the junction of Museum Street with Arcade Street. 2 storeys, attics and basements. 4 window range overall, 2 on the centre block and one on each of the projecting wings (the return faces of the wings also have one window range). Double-hung sashes with glazing bars in moulded stucco architraves. The centre windows, of the main block, are set in slightly recessed brick panels, the windows on the 1st storey have moulded stucco cornices and on the ground storey triangular pediments. A raised stucco band runs at 1st storey window sill level. The doorways are placed at the inside angle of the projecting wings with brick semi-circular arched openings and are approached by steps with iron handrails. Roofs slate, hipped on the wings, with modillion caves cornices. The main block has one C20 flat headed dormer.

No 10, Nos 14 to 32 (even) form a group with Nos 1 to 11 (odd). No 13 (Old Museum Rooms) and Nos 14 and 16, Arcade Street.

Listing NGR: TM1605844589


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 16 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/06663/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Roper. Source Historic England Archive
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