2, 4 AND 6, BUTTERMARKET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1208555
Date first listed:
28-Jul-1950
Date of most recent amendment:
29-Nov-1993
Statutory Address:
2, 4 AND 6, BUTTERMARKET

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Location

Statutory Address:
2, 4 AND 6, BUTTERMARKET

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
Mid Suffolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Stowmarket
National Grid Reference:
TM 04897 58648

Details

STOWMARKET

TM0458 BUTTERMARKET 614-1/4/34 Nos.2, 4 AND 6 28/07/50 (Formerly Listed as: BUTTERMARKET Nos.2 AND 4)

GV II

Formerly known as: Former Rose Inn BUTTERMARKET. Range of shops (Nos 2 & 4) and former public house (No.6, Rose Inn, closed 1957), now offices. Early C17, altered mostly in early/mid C19. Rose Inn said to have once carried date 1461, but nothing of this antiquity detected during review. 2 distinct ranges. Timber-framed, plastered and colourwashed. Plain tile roofs, mostly now machine tiles. Nos 2-4 has 2 storeys in 4 bays of framing. Early C19 shopfront to ground floor comprising 2 doors and display windows under cornice. Central entrance through 6-panelled doors. Other door formerly to first-floor appartments now boarded over. To left is a sash with 8/8 glazing bars. 4 first-floor sashes with 6/6 or 8/8 glazing bars. Gabled roof. Ridge of rear cross wing visible. No.6, former Rose Inn, has 2 storeys in 3 bays. Mid C19 bar front wraps round north-west corner. 3 segmentally-headed lights to north window, 2 double-leaf doors, one in canted north-west corner. C20 door to left of bar front. One 6/6 sash left of this. Three 3/6 first-floor sashes. Gabled roof with central stack. Stack with C17 quadrant-moulded panel now mostly rebuilt. Short wing attached to rear with external south gable-end stack. Further early C19 brick extension added south of this. Fenestration of sashes and one C20 casement. INTERIOR. Adapted for office use. Chamfered bridging beams. 6 comprises 2 timber-framed buildings butting laterally and knocked through into one. South range with jowled early C17 studs, north range with mid C17 plain studs, cambered tie beams and collars. Roofs of principals and collars, hardboarded over. (Double H: Stowmarket - A Book of Records: Stowmarket: 1983-: 148).

Listing NGR: TM0489758648

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
384558
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Double, H , A Book of Records Stowmarket, (1983), 148

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 16 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/00641/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr George C Scott. Source Historic England Archive
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