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18 and 20, Museum Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Ipswich, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0575 / 52°3'27"N

Longitude: 1.1502 / 1°9'0"E

OS Eastings: 616058

OS Northings: 244589

OS Grid: TM160445

Mapcode National: GBR TMP.X7K

Mapcode Global: VHLBS.WKD1

Entry Name: 18 and 20, Museum Street

Listing Date: 19 December 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207395

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275519

Location: Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1

County: Suffolk

District: Ipswich

Town: Ipswich

District Council Ward: Alexandra

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Ipswich St Mary at the Elms

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

1.
1260 MUSEUM STREET
(West Side)

No 18
19.12.51. No 20
TM 1644 NW 1/130

II GV


2.
A pair of early C19 grey gault brick houses with small wings at the north
and south ends, with lower storey heights than the main block. Nos 18 and
20 stand at right angles to No 22, with a triangular shaped forecourt, making
a picturesque group at the junction of Museum Street with Arcade Street.
2 storeys, attics and basements. 4 window range overall, 2 on the centre
block and one on each of the projecting wings (the return faces of the wings
also have one window range). Double-hung sashes with glazing bars in moulded
stucco architraves. The centre windows, of the main block, are set in slightly
recessed brick panels, the windows on the 1st storey have moulded stucco
cornices and on the ground storey triangular pediments. A raised stucco
band runs at 1st storey window sill level. The doorways are placed at the
inside angle of the projecting wings with brick semi-circular arched openings
and are approached by steps with iron handrails. Roofs slate, hipped on
the wings, with modillion caves cornices. The main block has one C20 flat
headed dormer.


No 10, Nos 14 to 32 (even) form a group with Nos 1 to 11 (odd). No 13
(Old Museum Rooms) and Nos 14 and 16, Arcade Street.


Listing NGR: TM1605844589

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