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Foundry House, Stanton

Description: Foundry House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 284296

OS Grid Reference: TL9672573456
OS Grid Coordinates: 596725, 273456
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3239, 0.8853

Location: Old Bury Road, Bury Saint Edmunds IP31 2BS

Locality: Stanton
Local Authority: St Edmundsbury Borough Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP31 2BS

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Listing Text


3/33 Foundry House
14.7.55 (Formerly listed as Premises
120 yards East of Manor

House, now office. Dated 1576 in a wooden panel over the door, with the
unidentified initials ISAAN. 2 storeys. 3-cell plan, with internal chimney-
stack and cross-entry: 5 bays. Timber-framed and rendered with C20 plaintiled
roof. A jetty with small plain supporting brackets along the south side. The
internal chimney-stack has a rebuilt shaft with saw-tooth decoration, and a
C19 external stack at the east end has a small single-storey extension beyond
it, terminating in a lean-to with pantiled roof. 2 3-light and 1 2-light
casement window to ground storey and 3 similar 2-light windows to upper
storey, all with a single horizontal bar to lights. 2 doors. The 2-bay
centre room, which contained the entry, has an exposed timber ceiling: double
roll-mouldings to the main cross-beams, single roll-moulding to the joists. A
single service room at the east end, initially unheated, and a parlour on the
west, both with chamfered main beams visible. An open fireplace in the
parlour, with a timber lintel and stone jambs. Little framing visible on
upper floor, and no access to roof. The attic stairs were blocked some years

Listing NGR: TL9672573456

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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