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Date Listed: 22 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 278735
OS Grid Reference: TM0703634713
OS Grid Coordinates: 607036, 234713
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9723, 1.0128
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TM 0735 EAST BERGHOLT GASTON STREET
6/27 The Gothics, Little Gothics,
House with additional ranges, now forming 3 dwellings. Late C15 house with probable
C17 additions and mid C19 remodelling. Timber-framed, rendered. Plain tiles, red
brick stacks. Original house had open hall range with jettied cross wing to left
and service wing to right. Projecting added cross wing to each side, that to right
of 2 builds. Further additions to right and rear. Mid C19 remodelling in Tudor
style. 2 storeys, except for former hall range which is now one storey and attic.
C15 range: internal evidence for original cross passage entry to right, remodelled
to form lobby-entry to left adjacent to jettied wing. C20 door. C19 mullion and
transom windows throughout, square bay to ground floor of jettied wing. 2 gabled
dormers. Upper part of ridge stack rebuilt. Gabled added cross wings are jettied
to front and have similar detailing. Bargeboards to gables. Rear section of right
wing has mansard roof. Interior: Little Gothics now occupies the hall range and
ground floor of service range to right. Framing exposed including studded walls.
Original cross passage doors and paired service doors (one renewed) with chamfered
Tudor arches. C16 ceiling with moulded beams with leaf stops and moulded joists.
Inglenook, somewhat remodelled, with chamfered bressummer. Section of inserted
C17 panelling. Kitchen in former service range retains cross beam with mortices
for original partition wall. Attic: the hall crown post and tie beam have been
renewed but a C20 post has been inserted to support the original capital and braces
which survive together with the rest of the roof. Front wall plate shows diamond
mortices and shutter groove of original hall window. Interior of The Gothics not
Listing NGR: TM0703634713
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