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Latitude: 52.2444 / 52°14'39"N
Longitude: 0.7062 / 0°42'22"E
OS Eastings: 584856
OS Northings: 264136
OS Grid: TL848641
Mapcode National: GBR QDZ.CCC
Mapcode Global: VHKD4.6V6B
Entry Name: Numbers 37, 38 and 39 and Attached Walls
Listing Date: 30 October 1997
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1022574
English Heritage Legacy ID: 466944
Location: Bury St. Edmunds, St. Edmundsbury, Suffolk, IP33
District: St. Edmundsbury
Civil Parish: Bury St Edmunds
Built-Up Area: Bury St Edmunds
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Bury St Edmunds St Mary
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
BURY ST EDMUNDS
TL8464SE KING'S ROAD
639-1/6/462 (South side)
Nos.37, 38 AND 39
and attached walls
A terrace of 3 houses, formerly part of the barracks of the
West Suffolk Militia Regiment. 1857/8. By RM Phipson in
partnership with G Morgan. In dark red brick with blue headers
and lighter red brick dressings. Hipped slate roof with a wide
eaves soffit. Elizabethan style, and in similar, but plainer,
style to Nos 28 to 33 King's Road (qv).
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 15 window range, arranged 3:2:3:2:2:3,
all single-light casements with horizontal glazing-bars in
slightly pointed brick surrounds with stone sills. High
internal sawtooth chimney-stacks each have a row of tall
terracotta pots. Rear has 3 paired ground and first-floor
windows to each house.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
Low red brick boundary walls along the frontage have stone
copings and higher dividing pillars with conical stone caps.
HISTORY: the 1853 Militia Act required each county to provide
NCO accommodation and a secure store for arms. These houses
may be the former. An unusual design, which forms part of a
group with the adjoining Nos 28-33 (qv).
(Harrods Directory of Suffolk 1864: Ipswich: 1864-: 158; Brown
C, Haward B & Kindred B: Dictionary of Architects of Suffolk
Buildings 1800-1914: Ipswich: 1991-: 158).
Listing NGR: TL8485664136
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