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Latitude: 52.2452 / 52°14'42"N
Longitude: 0.7126 / 0°42'45"E
OS Eastings: 585286
OS Northings: 264248
OS Grid: TL852642
Mapcode National: GBR QF0.6YP
Mapcode Global: VHKD4.9TLP
Entry Name: 9, 9a and 9b, the Traverse
Listing Date: 12 July 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1038273
English Heritage Legacy ID: 467588
Location: Bury St. Edmunds, St. Edmundsbury, Suffolk, IP33
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
BURY ST EDMUNDS
TL8564SW THE TRAVERSE
639-1/14/637 Nos.9, 9A AND 9B
House, now divided into 3 shops on the ground floor and flats
above. Early C19. Fronted in white brick with a panelled
parapet and a moulded stone cornice. Slate roof.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys. 5 window range, all sashes with a single
vertical glazing-bar to lights in plain reveals with stuccoed
lintels and stone sills. Above the 1st storey windows
segmental arches in the brickwork are infilled with diaper
brick. There are the remains of old signs painted on the upper
part of the walls.
The 3 shops have C20 fronts, No.9B in Regency style. The
3-storey Skinner Street frontage is partly rendered, with an
irregular arrangement of small-paned sash windows in flush
cased frames; one sliding sash window on the top storey.
The rear of No.9B, which is now linked with No.10 The Traverse
(qv), is faced in C18 red brick: a blocked window to both
upper storeys and a sash window to each storey, 6-pane to the
top storey, 16-pane to the 1st and ground storeys, all in
flush cased frames. The ground and 1st storey windows have
flat gauged arches; external shutters to the ground storey
window and a door with flush panels.
INTERIOR: cellar below No.9B has old render over rubble
walling on which large simulated stone blocks have been
outlined. A stone pillar supporting a ceiling beam has a
Norman nook shaft and another similar shaft is embedded in the
walling. No features exposed within any of the shops, but some
exposed timbering in the top storey of the Skinner Street
Listing NGR: TL8528664248
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