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Latitude: 52.2409 / 52°14'27"N
Longitude: 0.7154 / 0°42'55"E
OS Eastings: 585494
OS Northings: 263771
OS Grid: TL854637
Mapcode National: GBR QF0.FPC
Mapcode Global: VHKD4.CY11
Entry Name: 12, Westgate Street
Listing Date: 12 July 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1142299
English Heritage Legacy ID: 467663
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
TL8563NW WESTGATE STREET
639-1/15/666 (South side)
House. Later C17 with a C18 front. Timber-framed and rendered;
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, attics and cellars. 3 windows to the main
part of the front: 6-pane to the 1st storey and 16-pane to the
ground storey, all in flush cased frames; a narrow sash window
to each storey on the far left. 3 gabled dormers with 4-pane
2-light casement windows have pierced ornamental ridge tiles,
fluted bargeboards and hanging finials. A 6-panel door in deep
panelled reveals with a moulded architrave.
A tall red brick chimney-stack on the east side has 3 attached
hexagonal shafts and rebuilt corbelled caps. The rectangular
base is almost completely obscured by the ridge of the present
roof. Lean-to extensions and a wing at the rear.
INTERIOR: a large cellar with brick walling, some flint and
reused stone blocks. No framing exposed: all main beams boxed
in and fireplaces replaced. Thought to have been originally
jettied. Panelled internal shutters to the windows. The
entrance hall has a dado of Jacobean panelling uncovered
during restoration in the 1970s. Early C19 stair with stick
balusters and ramped handrail. Clasped purlins to the front
range of the roof.
Listing NGR: TL8549463771
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