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Post Office and House, Clare

Description: Post Office and House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 December 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 282975

OS Grid Reference: TL7694845256
OS Grid Coordinates: 576948, 245256
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0774, 0.5807

Location: High Street, Clare, Suffolk CO10 8NY

Locality: Clare
Local Authority: St Edmundsbury Borough Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CO10 8NY

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Listing Text

2006 High Street
(West Side)
No 1
(Post Office & house)
TL 74 NE 18/61 19.12.61.


Together with No 41 Nethergate Street, a late C15 or early C16 timber framed
and plastered house with a crosswing at the south end and a return front at No
41 Nethergate Street. Much altered and refronted in the early C19, with a parapet
on the east front. Now faced in roughcast. 2 storeys and attics. 4 window
range on the east front and 2 window range on the south front, double-hung sashes
with glazing bars, in flush cased frames, One of the 1st storey windows on the
east front has the carved sill of a former oriel window, carved with figures
and a shield. No 41 Nethergate Street has 2 early C19 shop fronts, one on the south
front has fluted pilasters with a cornice and is flanked by 2 doorways, one with
a 6-panel door, reeded pilasters and a cornice hood on paired brackets. The other
shop front is a good example of its kind, with a corner 6-panel double door with
a rectangular fanlight, flanking small paned shop windows with glazing bars (thin
section), narrow pilasters and a continuous fascia cornice. Roofs tiled, with
1 segmental headed dormer on the east front.

Nos 1 to 8 (consec) with Nos 28, 29 and 31, all the listed buildings in Well Lane,
Stone Hall and Nos 36 to 40 (consec) Nethergate Street form a group.

Listing NGR: TL7694845256

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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