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Bellcage to North Side of Churchyard, East Bergholt

Description: Bellcage to North Side of Churchyard

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 278755

OS Grid Reference: TM0704134484
OS Grid Coordinates: 607041, 234484
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9702, 1.0127

Location: The Street, East Bergholt, Suffolk CO7 6TH

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

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Listing Text

(North Side)

6/47 Bellcage to North Side of



Bellhouse. Probably late C16. Timber-framed on red brick plinth. Plain tile roof.
Rectangular on plan. Plank and muntin lower wall with open lattice work above.
Door to left with long strap hinges. Overhanging steeply-pitched hipped gableted
roof. Interior contains bell frame with five bells, one dated 1450. Some wall
posts jowled. Posts to centre of each wall with knees support tie beams. Roof
of lower level of butt purlins with clasped purlins above. Built to house the bells
after the erection of the west tower of St Mary's Church (qv) was abandoned. Said
to have been resited from the east side of the church in C18 at the request of
Joseph Chaplin of Old Hall (qv).
Paterson T F, East Bergholt in Suffolk 1923 pp 90-95
Pevsner N, Suffolk 2nd ed 1974 p 196

Listing NGR: TM0704134484

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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