BRIDGE COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1033472
Date first listed:
22-Feb-1955
Statutory Address:
BRIDGE COTTAGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
BRIDGE COTTAGE

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
Babergh (District Authority)
Parish:
East Bergholt
National Grid Reference:
TM 07582 33336

Details

TM 03 SE EAST BERGHOLT FLATFORD

3/7 Bridge Cottage

22.2.55

GV II*

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. 3½-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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
278715
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 20 Jun 2002
Reference: IOE01/07537/09
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