The Town House / Burnt Oak Cottages / Almshouses At The Road Junction, 40 Yards East Of Kings Head's Inn

20 Jun 2002
The Town House, 1-3 Burnt Oak, East Bergholt, Babergh, Suffolk
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Burnt Oak Cottages, Burnt Oak, East Bergholt, Babergh, Suffolk
Almshouses At The Road Junction, 40 Yards East Of Kings Head's Inn, Burnt Oak, East Bergholt, Babergh, Suffolk
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


6/6 The Town House (Nos 1 to 3) (Formerly listed as Almshouses at the Road 22.2.55 junction, 40 yards East of King's Head Inn)


Burnt Oak Cottages on OS Map. Range of cottages. 3 builds. Early C16 range to Flatford Road, later C16 range to Main Road with probable C17 addition to right.

Later alterations. Timber-framed, rendered. Plain tile roof. Red brick stacks.

2 storeys, L-plan. Flatford Road front: 4 1st floor windows. Two C20 doors, small- paned casements. Steeply-pitched hipped roof. To Main Road: 5 1st floor windows, irregularly spaced. Range to left is jettied to rear. Steeply-pitched roof. Range to right is slightly lower with lobby-entry plan with half-glazed door and further entrance in gabled porch to gable end. Interior: Flatford Road range: chamfered beams and exposed joists. No 2 shows jowled posts, cambered tie-beam. Unmoulded crown post with mortice for missing brace to collar purlin with splayed scarf.

Roof not fully inspected. In 1654 this building was bought by the Parish Overseers for housing paupers.

East Bergholt Society, East Bergholt 1981, Text J Elam.

Listing NGR: TM0779134344


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Brick, Render, Tile, Timber, Medieval Timber Framed House, Tudor Monument <By Form>, Elizabethan Timber Framed Building, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Almshouse, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Health And Welfare, Residential Building