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Latitude: 52.0549 / 52°3'17"N
Longitude: 1.153 / 1°9'10"E
OS Eastings: 616263
OS Northings: 244303
OS Grid: TM162443
Mapcode National: GBR TMW.49J
Mapcode Global: VHLBS.XMW2
Entry Name: 1, SILENT STREET (See details for further address information)
Listing Date: 19 December 1951
Last Amended: 4 August 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1265084
English Heritage Legacy ID: 426046
Location: Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1
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
1260 SILENT STREET
(North West Side)
TM 1644 SW 3/197 19.12.51.
Including No 47 St Nicholas Street.
A C15 timber-framed and plastered house with a cross wing at the south west
end. It stands on the corner of Silent Street and St Nicholas Street with
a return front on St Nicholas Street (No 47). The upper storey is jettied
on both fronts and the timber-framing is exposed. The gable of the cross
wing is also jettied. The main block has a small jettied gable at the north-east
end. 2 storeys, attics and cellars. 3 window range on Silent Street and
2 window range on St Nicholas Street, casements with lattice leaded lights.
The crosswing has a range of casements on the 1st storey with a central oriel
bay in C15 style. The attics are lit by a window in the gable. The ground
storey has a C20 corner shop in period style with the entrance cut out behind
a fine carved corner post. The ground storey of the main block has a window
with restored oak mullions, and below it a 4-centred blocked opening with
carved spandrels. The whole building has been restored. The interior, on
the 1st storey, has a fine plaster ceiling decorated with fleur-de-lis and
Tudor roses. Roofs tiled. On the west side of the crosswing in St Nicholas
Street there is a plaque which records that the birthplace of Wolsey's parents
formerly stood on the opposite side of the street.
Nos 1 to 9 (odd) form a group with Nos 19 to 47 (odd), St Nicholas Street.
Also Nos 1 to 9 (odd) form a group with Nos 6 and 8.
Listing NGR: TM1626344303
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