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Gissings, East Bergholt

Description: Gissings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 278764

OS Grid Reference: TM0741134487
OS Grid Coordinates: 607411, 234487
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9701, 1.0181

Location: 2 Rectory Hill, 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)

6/56 Gissings
(Formerly listed as
22.2.55 Rybersdale)


House. Late C16 - early C17, two builds, with later alterations including early
C19 refronting. Timber-framed, rendered. White brick front. Plain tile roof.
L-shaped plan with cross wing at rear left. 2 storeys. Front range of 3 bays
with jetty to right gable end. Rear wing 4-frame bays. Front range. Pilasters
define bays. Half-glazed double leaf doors to centre in architrave with pediment
supported on consoles. 16-pane sashes in reveals under wedge lintels. Unequal
sashes to first floor. Off-centre ridge stack. Left gable end has 12-pane sashes
and bargeboards. To rear a C19 shallow addition under pent roof. Cross range:
gabled porch in angle with front range contains half-glazed door. 16-pane sash
window to centre and garage doors and fixed window to left. Three C20 casements
above. Large ridge stack adjacent to front wing. Rear, oval plaque with plasterers
date 1708. Interior: C19 features include staircase to central hall with short
twisted balusters. Kitchen, to right, shows a chamfered post, deep chamfered beam
and exposed joists. Further steep staircase behind stack. Further framing exposed
to first floor including massive chamfered jowled post with arch brace, cambered
tie beam. Studded walls and two 4-light blocked diamond mullion windows. Wall
plate with edge-halved scarf joint and chamfered beam with lambs tongue stop. Rear
range: 4-bay frame with jowled posts. Clasped purlin roof with assembly numbers
and wind braces.

Listing NGR: TM0741134487

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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