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Batt House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2411 / 52°14'27"N

Longitude: 0.7139 / 0°42'49"E

OS Eastings: 585391

OS Northings: 263789

OS Grid: TL853637

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.FBB

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.BX8W

Entry Name: Batt House

Listing Date: 12 July 1972

Last Amended: 30 October 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142325

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467689

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

County: Suffolk

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

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Listing Text


BURY ST EDMUNDS

TL8563NW WESTGATE STREET
639-1/15/678 (North side)
12/07/72 No.56
Batt House
(Formerly Listed as:
WESTGATE STREET
(North side)
No.56
Bernard Batt House)

GV II

House; now used as the YMCA and divided into 14 bedsits. Early
and later C19 with a fragmentary earlier core. White brick
front, red brick sides and rear; slate roof with a moulded
wood cornice.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and cellar; 2 parallel ranges, both C19
but of different date, to the main building; an extension in
matching style on the east side and a small rendered
single-storey section on the west with a tiled and hipped
roof. 3 window range to the main front, all sashes in plain
reveals with flat gauged arches, 16-pane to the ground and 1st
storeys and 8-pane to the 2nd storey. The east extension has a
single narrow sash window to each storey.
The 6-panel door, with the top 2 panels glazed, is within the
west extension: wood doorcase with pilasters and a dentil
cornice.
INTERIOR: extensive cellars, the rear with flint and stone
walling and a brick vaulted ceiling. Only 2 main beams of the
timber frame exposed. An early C19 winder stair which rises to
the top storey has stick balusters and a wreathed handrail.

Listing NGR: TL8539163789

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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