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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1033457



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

District Type: District Authority

Parish: East Bergholt

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Feb-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 29-May-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 278766

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6/58 The Old Rectory (Formerly listed as 22.2.55 Woodcote)


Rectory, now house. 1714 with additional wing of 1820s. Red brick in Flemish bond, front rendered, rear painted. Slate roof to front, plain tiles to rear. Two storeys, attic and basement. 4 bays with lower range of 1820 to left. Steps to off-centre original entrance (present entrance to rear). 12-pane sashes. Parapet. M-shaped roof with gabled dormer windows. Rear: later porch containing half-glazed door. 12-pane sashes (some with thick glazing bars) in flush architraves under flat gauged brick arches. Eaves band and parapet. Gabled dormers with sashes. Later wing: 12-pane sashes in reveals under segmental arches. Interior: entrance hall has paired arches to staircase with pilasters supporting keyed archivolts. Closed-string stair (possibly somewhat remodelled) with column-on-vase balusters with square knops. Column newels and ramped moulded handrail. Newels have square pendants with finials. Dado panelling with pilasters follows line of stair. Other features include a good carved chimneypiece to the drawing room, another to the entrance hall, 6-panel doors in architraves and cornices. The home of Dr Rhudde, grandfather of Maria Bicknell, wife of John Constable.

Listing NGR: TM0759934479

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National Grid Reference: TM 07599 34479


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