This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
TM 0734 EAST BERGHOLT RECTORY HILL (North Side)
6/54 Rectory Hill Cottage, Nos 1 and 2 and St Mary's 22.2.55 Cottage (Formerly listed as Estate Cottages Nos 1 to 4)
Range of cottages. Rectory Hill and St Mary's Cottage probably C16 with later alterations and additions. Nos 1 and 2 probably early C19 replacing earlier structure. Timber-framed, rendered. Part underbuilt in painted brick and brick additions. Plain tile roof. Red brick stacks. U-shaped group, Rectory Hill Cottage stands gable end to street with range to right forming Nos 1 and 2, except for the end bay to right which now forms part of St Mary's Cottage which occupies a rear cross range. Later additions to rear of cross ranges. Two storeys, attic to Rectory Hill Cottage. Rectory Hill Cottage: 4-bay frame, underbuilt in brick.
Canted bay under tiled roof containing small-paned casements. 3-light small-paned casement above and 4-pane sash to gable. Steeply-pitched swept roof. Stack to rear gable, now incorporated into later range. Left return has central half-glazed door with C20 bay window to left and unequal sash with glazing bars to right. 8- pane sashes above. Nos 1 and 2: half-glazed doors under bracketed tiled porch.
Horned sashes with glazing bars. First floor string course. Two ridge stacks.
St Mary's Cottage: 2-bay frame. Right return has C20 door in porch and C20 other openings. Rear extension of probable C17 date. Interior: Rectory Hill Cottage shows some framing including jowled posts and studded wall to first floor. First floor front wall has pair of blocked 6-light windows with ovolo principal mullions and diamond subsidiary mullions flanking C20 window. Clasped purlin roof. St 14ary's Cottage: exposed framing. Originally jettied to rear. Inglenook fireplace with stop-chamfered bressummer. Studded walls. 2-light blocked window to jettied wall showing section of ovolo and cavetto chamfered mullion. Spiral newel stair adjacent to stack. First floor: fireplace with chamfered elliptical arch. Jowled posts with down braces and studded walls with extensive surviving wall painting. Strap- work and floral motifs in red and blue surmounted by a frieze with hatchments, scrollwork and figures in Renaissance style in black on a white background.
Listing NGR: TM0729434502
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Brick, Render, Tile, Timber, Medieval Jettied House, Tudor Monument <By Form>, Elizabethan Jettied Building, Timber Framed Building, Timber Framed House, House, Domestic, Dwelling