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Latitude: 51.97 / 51°58'11"N
Longitude: 1.0208 / 1°1'14"E
OS Eastings: 607599
OS Northings: 234479
OS Grid: TM075344
Mapcode National: GBR TNP.DWS
Mapcode Global: VHKFN.NR15
Entry Name: The Old Rectory
Listing Date: 22 February 1955
Last Amended: 29 May 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1033457
English Heritage Legacy ID: 278766
Location: East Bergholt, Babergh, Suffolk, CO7
Civil Parish: East Bergholt
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: East Bergholt St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
TM 0734 EAST BERGHOLT RECTORY HILL
6/58 The Old Rectory
(Formerly listed as
Rectory, now house. 1714 with additional wing of 1820s. Red brick in Flemish bond,
front rendered, rear painted. Slate roof to front, plain tiles to rear. Two
storeys, attic and basement. 4 bays with lower range of 1820 to left. Steps to
off-centre original entrance (present entrance to rear). 12-pane sashes. Parapet.
M-shaped roof with gabled dormer windows. Rear: later porch containing half-glazed
door. 12-pane sashes (some with thick glazing bars) in flush architraves under
flat gauged brick arches. Eaves band and parapet. Gabled dormers with sashes.
Later wing: 12-pane sashes in reveals under segmental arches. Interior: entrance
hall has paired arches to staircase with pilasters supporting keyed archivolts.
Closed-string stair (possibly somewhat remodelled) with column-on-vase balusters
with square knops. Column newels and ramped moulded handrail. Newels have square
pendants with finials. Dado panelling with pilasters follows line of stair. Other
features include a good carved chimneypiece to the drawing room, another to the
entrance hall, 6-panel doors in architraves and cornices. The home of Dr Rhudde,
grandfather of Maria Bicknell, wife of John Constable.
Listing NGR: TM0759934479
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