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Bridge Cottage, East Bergholt

Description: Bridge Cottage

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 278715

OS Grid Reference: TM0758233336
OS Grid Coordinates: 607582, 233336
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9597, 1.0199

Location: East Bergholt, Suffolk CO7 6UJ

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

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Listing Text


3/7 Bridge Cottage



Cottage, now National Trust information centre and shop. Probably late C16 with
later alterations. Timber-framed, rendered. Red brick stack. Thatched roof.
One storey and attic. 3½-bay frame with lower addition to right. To left a board
door and bow window. Central fire window. Further board door and casement to
right. Gabled half dormer to right with casement window forms a post C18 addition.
Central stack. Lower extension to right under hipped roof. Rear: board door and
2-light window with horizontal glazing bars and further board door to right with
2-light casement adjoining. 2 gabled half dormers with casement windows. Interior:
chamfered spine beam and cross beams with run-out stops. Jowled posts, wall plates
with some arch braces and wall studding exposed. Collar rafter roof, clasped
purlins to part. II* grading reflects the importance of the cottage as part of
the Flatford Mill group and its significance in the work of John Constable.
Undergoing restoration at time of resurvey.

Listing NGR: TM0758233336

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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