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Durley House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2481 / 52°14'53"N

Longitude: 0.7162 / 0°42'58"E

OS Eastings: 585521

OS Northings: 264577

OS Grid: TL855645

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.1WL

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.CRHG

Entry Name: Durley House

Listing Date: 7 August 1952

Last Amended: 30 October 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1022631

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467002

Location: Bury St. Edmunds, St. Edmundsbury, Suffolk, IP33

County: Suffolk

District: St. Edmundsbury

Civil Parish: Bury St. Edmunds

Civil Parish/community: Bury St Edmunds

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Bury St Edmunds St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


BURY ST EDMUNDS

TL8564NE NORTHGATE STREET
639-1/4/488 (West side)
07/08/52 No.17
Durley House
(Formerly Listed as:
NORTHGATE STREET
(West side)
Nos.17 AND 17A
Durley House and Durley Cottage)

GV II

House. Early C19 with later C19 extensions to each side of the
front. White brick to front, red brick to rear; slate roofs
with a paired bracketed eaves soffit.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and cellar. The house is in 2 parallel
ranges. 4 flat pilasters are spaced across the centre front
and a brick band runs between each storey and below the eaves
soffit. 3 windows to the centre front, all 12-pane sashes in
plain reveals. A central 6-panel door has a plain rectangular
fanlight and an Ionic porch with fluted columns.
The slightly lower extension on the left has a blank wall; the
extension on the right (formerly No.17A) has 2 large-paned
sash windows to the upper storey and one to the ground storey.
A 4-panel door with the top panels glazed has a fanlight with
radiating glazing bars in a semicircular brick arch with plain
reveals. The back wall is faced in mid-C19 red brick, probably
over an earlier core, with a good canted bay on the south
side. 12-pane segmental-headed sash windows in plain reveals.
INTERIOR: cellar below part of rear range has walling
including kidney flint and stone blocks. A small extension
contains C19 wine bins. The principal ground storey room in
the rear has a good plaster cornice with egg-and-dart and
bead-and-reel ornament. The south side of the front was
extended c1900 in a style matching the earlier interior with
ornate plaster cornices; this doubled the size of the ground
storey room to the left of the entry. The extension to the
right of the entry was in a plainer style. Stair in entrance
hall with stick balusters, bracketed strings and wreathed
handrail.


Listing NGR: TL8552164577

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