14, Abbeygate Street (see Details For Further Address Information), Bury St. Edmunds, West Suffolk, Suffolk, IP33 (Grade II)

14, Abbeygate Street (see Details For Further Address Information) is a grade two (II) listed building in Bury St. Edmunds, West Suffolk, Suffolk, IP33. It was first listed in 1952.

About 14, Abbeygate Street (see Details For Further Address Information)


TL8564SW ABBEYGATE STREET 639-1/14/125 (North side) 07/08/52 No.14

Includes: No.15 HIGH BAXTER STREET. Shop and offices on a corner site, formerly shop and house with workshops behind. C16 and C17 with an early C19 front to Abbeygate Street. Timber-framed, with the timbers exposed in one bay of the jettied side frontage, the remainder rendered. Hipped plaintiled roof. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, attics and cellar; on a corner site with a return front to High Baxter Street. The Abbeygate Street frontage has a plain parapet and quadrant corner. 2 windows to the upper storey: one small-paned sash in a plain reveal on the curve of the corner and one 3-light small-paned sash with diminished side-lights and a wooden blind box. A lead-covered segmental-headed dormer with a 2-light casement window in the front slope of the roof. An early C20 shop front with a heavy fascia and corner entrance door also extends along part of the side range. This 5-bay range along High Baxter Street is in 3 sections with marked joins in the framing after the 2nd and 3rd bays. At the south end one bay has exposed studding on the upper storey; in the next 2 bays the joist ends and the ogee-moulded bressumer are visible; the 2 bays to the north are unjettied, with a rendered and lined exterior restored in 1990. There is a variety of windows along the upper storey: 4 small-paned C19 sashes in moulded frames, one single-light and one 2-light C20 casement window, and on the corner a blocked 4-light original window with moulded mullions and C20 replacement spandrels. On the ground storey three 12-pane sash windows, one with panelled external shutters, and a 6-panel door with raised fielded panels, the top 2 glazed. Adjoining to the north is a further 3-storey range, also completely restored in 1990. This has a continuous row of fixed casements on the 1st storey and 3 casement windows on the top storey, 2 of 2 lights, one single light. C20 plaintiles. A small stable timepiece is attached to the 1st floor of the Northgate Street frontage: made by W Potts & Sons, Leeds, dated 1900, with double bracket “frying-pan” dial. INTERIOR: cellar with walls of flint rubble and re-used stone blocks has the remains of old render and a timber ceiling. Along the side range some plain widely-spaced studding and chamfered joists are exposed, and in the 2 end bays on the north the main cross-beams and plain unchamfered joists of the ground storey ceiling are visible. Original roof to part with clasped purlins, collars and principal rafters exposed.

Where is 14, Abbeygate Street (see Details For Further Address Information)?

14, Abbeygate Street (see Details For Further Address Information) is located on 15, High Baxter Street, in Bury St. Edmunds, West Suffolk, Suffolk, IP33.

Key Facts

Grid ReferenceTL 85377 64217
Easting, Northing585377, 264217.36084
Latitude, Longitude52.244891, 0.713895
Grade listingII (two)
English Heritage List Entry Number1021957
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