- 20 Jun 2002
- Bridge Cottage, East Bergholt, Babergh, Suffolk
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
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. 3-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
Copyright IoE Mr Simon Peachey. Source Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Peachey, Simon
Rights Holder: Peachey, Simon
Render, Thatch, Timber, Tudor Timber Framed House, Elizabethan Monument <By Form>, Timber Framed Building, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Information Centre, Civil, Shop, Commercial