20 and 20a, Hatter Street, Bury St. Edmunds, West Suffolk, Suffolk, IP33 (Grade II)

20 and 20a, Hatter Street is a grade two (II) listed building in Bury St. Edmunds, West Suffolk, Suffolk, IP33. It was first listed in 1952.

About 20 and 20a, Hatter Street


TL8564SW HATTER STREET 639-1/14/428 (West side) 07/08/52 Nos.20 AND 20A (Formerly Listed as: HATTER STREET (West side) No.20)

House, now divided into 2 shops on the ground storey with separate living accommodation above. C16 and C17 with C18 and C19 alterations. Timber-framed and rendered; plaintiled roof with twin gables facing the street. L-shaped plan with a long rear wing. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attics; cellar to part; 4 window range: 12-pane sashes in moulded flush cased frames with a coved and moulded stucco cornice above. The twin gables each have plain bargeboards, C19 hanging finials and 2-light square-leaded C18 casement windows. On the ground storey an off-centre C18 entrance door with 6 sunk panels, partly glazed, is set in a doorcase with plain reveals, moulded and eared architrave, cornice and triangular pediment. To the left of the door, a 12-pane sash window and to the right a double shop-front, in early C19 style, but inserted in the mid-C20. INTERIOR: cellar (below 20A), lined with old brick, has 3 arched openings and a timber ceiling. No.20 extends into a long rear range and has ceiling heights at different levels from those in No.20A. The rear range is in 2 phases, one C16, in 2 bays, the other C17, with a linking chimney-stack. On the 1st storey the C16 part has the remains of studding for the former end wall, including the frame of a 3-light original window with small square mortices for moulded mullions and a rebate for a shutter. This window was blocked by a C17 chimney-stack with 3 further timber-framed bays beyond it: the trusses have tie-beams with long arched braces. No.20A has the main ceiling beams with a double ogee moulding in the shop area and walls with flush panels and bolection moulded surrounds. The attic rooms on the street frontage have old 2-light casement windows with square leaded panes and ornate wrought-iron fittings.

Where is 20 and 20a, Hatter Street?

20 and 20a, Hatter Street is located on 20 and 20a, Hatter Street, in Bury St. Edmunds, West Suffolk, Suffolk, IP33.

Key Facts

Grid ReferenceTL 85395 64108
Easting, Northing585395, 264108.36084
Latitude, Longitude52.243907, 0.714098
Grade listingII (two)
English Heritage List Entry Number1022533
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