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42, Buttermarket, Ipswich

Description: 42, Buttermarket

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 275411

OS Grid Reference: TM1643144536
OS Grid Coordinates: 616431, 244536
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0569, 1.1556

Location: 30 Butter Market, Ipswich, Suffolk IP1 1BT

Locality: Ipswich
Local Authority: Ipswich Borough Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP1 1BT

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Listing Text

The entry for No 42 BUTTER MARKET shall be amended to read :-

(South Side)

TM 1644 NW 1/31 19.12.51 No 42


Nos 40 and 42 originally comprised one large C16 timber-framed house of 3 storeys
and cellars, with a double jetty on the whole frontage but No 40 was completely
refronted in the C19. The upper storeys have exposed timber-framing and the ground
storey has a C20 shop front. The windows are C19 and C20 replacements, on the 1st
storey there is a long range of mullioned and transomed casements with lattice
leaded lights and on the 2nd storey 2-light casements with lattice leaded lights.
Roof tiled. The interior has unusually high ceilings with heavy exposed beams with
multiple roll mouldings. A long wing extends to the south at the rear. 2-storeys.
The upper storey is jettied on the east side on brackets. The moulded sills of
3 original (blocked) windows survive on the ground storey and there is an original
3-light window with moulded mullions on the 1st storey. The main ceiling beams
have multiple roll mouldings similar to those in the front block. 2 -bays at the
south end of the rear wing are of later construction.


(South Side)

No 42
TM 1644 NW 1/31 19.12.51


A lofty C17 timber-framed and plastered building with double jettied upper
storeys and exposed timber-framing. 3 storeys. The 2nd storey has 3 2-light
casements with lattice leaded lights and the 1st storey has a long range
of mullioned and transomed casements with leaded lattice lights. The panels
below the window sill have brick nogging. The ground storey has C20 shops.
Roof tiled. The building has been restored.

Listing NGR: TM1641244530

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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