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Description: Fountain House
Date Listed: 22 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 278773
OS Grid Reference: TM0695434596
OS Grid Coordinates: 606954, 234596
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9713, 1.0115
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TM 0634 EAST BERGHOLT THE STREET
6/65 Fountain House
(Formerly listed as
22.2.55 Greens Stores)
House and cottage, now restaurant. 3 builds, central section C16 with probable
C17 section to left and C18 cottage to right. Timber-framed, rendered. Plain tile
roof, red brick stack. Two storeys and attic with single-storey cottage projecting
to right gable end to street. Section to left has 3-light windows with central
casements. Jettied central range has 2½-bay frame. Porch to left with elliptical
arch and 6-panel door. 3-light window with central casement and 16-pane sash to
right. Added porch to right. Three first floor casements. Gabled dormer, off-
centre ridge stack to right and roof gableted to right. Cottage has C19 door and
window with glazing bars to gable end. Interior: jettied range shows jowled posts,
chamfered tie beams with arch braces, wall plates and studding. Central half-bay
contains large stepped stack. Chamfered spine beam and exposed joists to ground
floor. Chamfered beams with run-out stops. Rebuilt inglenook retains Tudor-arched
bressummer to rear. The cottage was the home of John Dunthorne, village plumber
and artist companion of John Constable.
Listing NGR: TM0695434596
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Source: English Heritage
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