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Bluecoat Boy Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ipswich, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0557 / 52°3'20"N

Longitude: 1.1545 / 1°9'16"E

OS Eastings: 616362

OS Northings: 244396

OS Grid: TM163443

Mapcode National: GBR TMW.4PB

Mapcode Global: VHLBS.YLPG

Entry Name: Bluecoat Boy Public House

Listing Date: 9 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1237240

English Heritage Legacy ID: 428468

Location: Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4

County: Suffolk

District: Ipswich

Town: Ipswich

Electoral Ward/Division: Alexandra

Built-Up Area: Ipswich

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Ipswich St Mary-le-Tower

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


3/444 Bluecoat Boy Public House


Public House. Dated 1620, extended C18 and early C20. Timber framed, rendered,
with applied timber to upper storey surrounded raised plastered panels. Plaintile
roofs to front, asbestos tiles to rear. Centre C17, right hand bay probably C18,
altered, left hand bay early C20. 2 storeys, part with cellars and attics.
Continuous jetty to C17 build, and to C20 wing. Ground floor, all 8 window open-
ings temporarily boarded over. 3 part-glazed doors, one to each build. At first
floor 4-light mullion to C20 wing, the outer two lights small paned, above the
centre two lights a shallow flat-roofed small paned dormer. Main build has 3 similar
small paned mullion windows, two of 3-lights, that to left of 2-lights; similar 3-
light mullion window to right-hand bay. 2 small-paned two-light flat- headed dormers
to main build. Moulded bressumer, bearing roses, pomegranates, foliate motives,
the centre dated 1620. Similar reproduction bressumer to C20 wing. Rear, of added
gabled wings, the ground floor brick, the upper storey, pebble-dash rendered. Left
hand return similarly treated to main facade. Interior. Ground floor, all origin-
al work covered, except for transverse beams with ovolo mouldings and run out stops.
First floor exposed jowelled posts, fragment of studwork and stop chamfered trans-
verse beams. Slender scantling beams to rear wings. Right hand bay, altered and
extended to rear retains clasped purlin roof with reduced principles. Roof of main
build not inspected.

Listing NGR: TM1636244396

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