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Willy Lotts Cottage, East Bergholt

Description: Willy Lotts Cottage

Grade: I
Date Listed: 22 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 278719

OS Grid Reference: TM0773433187
OS Grid Coordinates: 607734, 233187
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9583, 1.0220

Location: East Bergholt, Suffolk CO7 6UL

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

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Listing Text


3/11 Willy Lott's Cottage



Farmhouse, now accommodation for Field Studies Centre. Late C16-C17. Timber-framed,
rendered. Plain tile roof. Red brick stacks and brick plinth. Single-storey and
attic range of 2 bays with 2-storey, 2-bay cross wing to left and single-storey
cross wing to right. To centre range a plnk door in ovolo and hollow-chamfered
surround. Cross casement with leaded lights to left. Cross casements to ground
and first floor of cross wing and a further similar window to left return of single
storey range which has a 3-light diamond mullion window to gable end. Further cross
casements and plank door to rear. Stack between centre range and 2-storey range,
further stack to right gable end of centre range. Interior: centre range has red
brick inglenook with chamfered bressummer with bar stop. Chamfered spine beam with
lamb's tongue stop and exposed joists. Room to right has deep chamfered beam and
roll-moulded spine beam and exposed joists. Further red brick inglenook with
chamfered bressummer, 2-storey range has moulded beam and exposed joists. Closed-
string newel stair with onion pendant. First floor shows jowled posts. Grade I
listing reflects the importance of this building as part of the Flatford Mill group
and its significance in the work of the artist John Constable. Leased by the
National Trust to the Field Studies Council.

Listing NGR: TM0773433187

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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