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18 and 20, Museum Street, Ipswich

Description: 18 and 20, Museum Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 275519

OS Grid Reference: TM1605844589
OS Grid Coordinates: 616058, 244589
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0575, 1.1502

Location: 18 Museum Street, Ipswich, Suffolk IP1 1HX

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

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Listing Text

(West Side)

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


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

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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