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Latitude: 51.9597 / 51°57'35"N
Longitude: 1.0199 / 1°1'11"E
OS Eastings: 607582
OS Northings: 233336
OS Grid: TM075333
Mapcode National: GBR TNW.0PD
Mapcode Global: VHKFV.M0JH
Entry Name: Bridge Cottage
Listing Date: 22 February 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1033472
English Heritage Legacy ID: 278715
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 03 SE EAST BERGHOLT FLATFORD
3/7 Bridge Cottage
Cottage, now National Trust information centre and shop. Probably late C16 with
later alterations. Timber-framed, rendered. Red brick stack. Thatched roof.
One storey and attic. 3½-bay frame with lower addition to right. To left a board
door and bow window. Central fire window. Further board door and casement to
right. Gabled half dormer to right with casement window forms a post C18 addition.
Central stack. Lower extension to right under hipped roof. Rear: board door and
2-light window with horizontal glazing bars and further board door to right with
2-light casement adjoining. 2 gabled half dormers with casement windows. Interior:
chamfered spine beam and cross beams with run-out stops. Jowled posts, wall plates
with some arch braces and wall studding exposed. Collar rafter roof, clasped
purlins to part. II* grading reflects the importance of the cottage as part of
the Flatford Mill group and its significance in the work of John Constable.
Undergoing restoration at time of resurvey.
Listing NGR: TM0758233336
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