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© Mr Simon Peachey

IoE Number: 278715
Location: BRIDGE COTTAGE,
  EAST BERGHOLT, BABERGH, SUFFOLK
Photographer: Mr Simon Peachey
Date Photographed: 20 June 2002
Date listed: 22 February 1955
Date of last amendment: 22 February 1955
Grade II*

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TM 03 SEEAST BERGHOLTFLATFORD3/7Bridge Cottage22.2.55

TM 03 SE EAST BERGHOLT FLATFORD 3/7 Bridge Cottage 22.2.55 GV II* 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.

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