Rybersdale / Gissings

22 Jun 2002
Rybersdale, Rectory Hill, East Bergholt, Babergh, Suffolk, CO7 6TH
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Gissings, Rectory Hill, East Bergholt, Babergh, Suffolk, CO7 6TH
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


6/56 Gissings (Formerly listed as 22.2.55 Rybersdale)


House. Late C16 - early C17, two builds, with later alterations including early C19 refronting. Timber-framed, rendered. White brick front. Plain tile roof.

L-shaped plan with cross wing at rear left. 2 storeys. Front range of 3 bays with jetty to right gable end. Rear wing 4-frame bays. Front range. Pilasters define bays. Half-glazed double leaf doors to centre in architrave with pediment supported on consoles. 16-pane sashes in reveals under wedge lintels. Unequal sashes to first floor. Off-centre ridge stack. Left gable end has 12-pane sashes and bargeboards. To rear a C19 shallow addition under pent roof. Cross range: gabled porch in angle with front range contains half-glazed door. 16-pane sash window to centre and garage doors and fixed window to left. Three C20 casements above. Large ridge stack adjacent to front wing. Rear, oval plaque with plasterers date 1708. Interior: C19 features include staircase to central hall with short twisted balusters. Kitchen, to right, shows a chamfered post, deep chamfered beam and exposed joists. Further steep staircase behind stack. Further framing exposed to first floor including massive chamfered jowled post with arch brace, cambered tie beam. Studded walls and two 4-light blocked diamond mullion windows. Wall plate with edge-halved scarf joint and chamfered beam with lambs tongue stop. Rear range: 4-bay frame with jowled posts. Clasped purlin roof with assembly numbers and wind braces.

Listing NGR: TM0741134487


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Brick, Render, Tile, Timber, Tudor Timber Framed House, Elizabethan Monument <By Form>, Stuart Timber Framed Building, Jacobean House, Domestic, Dwelling