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Latitude: 52.2408 / 52°14'27"N
Longitude: 0.7138 / 0°42'49"E
OS Eastings: 585386
OS Northings: 263764
OS Grid: TL853637
Mapcode National: GBR QF0.F9B
Mapcode Global: VHKD4.BY61
Entry Name: 17, Westgate Street
Listing Date: 7 August 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1142304
English Heritage Legacy ID: 467668
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
639-1/15/669 (South side)
House. C18 with early C19 additions. Red brick, with a plain
parapet and wood modillion cornice; plaintiled roofs in 2
ranges, parallel to the street.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, attics and cellars. 5 window range:
12-pane sashes in flush cased frames, all C20 replacements. 3
flat-headed dormers with 6-pane sash windows. A central
6-panel door and a doorcase with panelled reveals and
pilasters; an open pediment with Greek key ornament to the
soffit, Greek fret dentils and moulded and enriched console
brackets. 4 segmental-headed cellar openings are screened by
ornamental iron railings.
A single storey C19 red brick extension to the east side of
the front has a parapet, wood modillion eaves cornice,
plaintiled roof and two 3-light tripartite small-paned sash
windows. An extension to part of the rear has sash windows
with slatted shutters.
INTERIOR: C19 brick-lined cellar with wine bins. Entrance
hall, with the remains of limestone flags with black dots, has
a fine original dog-leg stair with vase-on-reel balusters.
Internal window shutters with raised fielded panels; dado
rails. Several good fireplaces: to the left of the entry with
eared architrave and dentils, to the right of the entry and in
one rear room with ornate eared architraves. A moulded marble
surround may also be C18.
Listing NGR: TL8538663764
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