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The Town House, East Bergholt

Description: The Town House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 278713

OS Grid Reference: TM0779134344
OS Grid Coordinates: 607791, 234344
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9687, 1.0235

Locality: East Bergholt
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CO7 6TL

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Listing Text

(South Side)

6/6 The Town House (Nos 1 to 3)
(Formerly listed as
Almshouses at the Road
22.2.55 junction, 40 yards East of
King's Head Inn)


Burnt Oak Cottages on OS Map. Range of cottages. 3 builds. Early C16 range to
Flatford Road, later C16 range to Main Road with probable C17 addition to right.
Later alterations. Timber-framed, rendered. Plain tile roof. Red brick stacks.
2 storeys, L-plan. Flatford Road front: 4 1st floor windows. Two C20 doors, small-
paned casements. Steeply-pitched hipped roof. To Main Road: 5 1st floor windows,
irregularly spaced. Range to left is jettied to rear. Steeply-pitched roof. Range
to right is slightly lower with lobby-entry plan with half-glazed door and further
entrance in gabled porch to gable end. Interior: Flatford Road range: chamfered
beams and exposed joists. No 2 shows jowled posts, cambered tie-beam. Unmoulded
crown post with mortice for missing brace to collar purlin with splayed scarf.
Roof not fully inspected. In 1654 this building was bought by the Parish Overseers
for housing paupers.
East Bergholt Society, East Bergholt 1981, Text J Elam.

Listing NGR: TM0779134344

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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