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The Lambe School

A Grade II Listed Building in East Bergholt, Suffolk

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Latitude: 51.9735 / 51°58'24"N

Longitude: 1.0135 / 1°0'48"E

OS Eastings: 607078

OS Northings: 234843

OS Grid: TM070348

Mapcode National: GBR SMB.C1B

Mapcode Global: VHKFN.JN4H

Entry Name: The Lambe School

Listing Date: 29 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1033444

English Heritage Legacy ID: 278732

Location: East Bergholt, Babergh, Suffolk, CO7

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: East Bergholt

Built-Up Area: East Bergholt

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: East Bergholt St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

(East Side)

6/24 The Lambe School



School, now village hall. Founded 1594 by Edward Lambe. Two builds, the earlier
section to the right is probably the original building although much altered, with
early C19 range to left. Restored 1970s. Early section: timber-framed, front and
right gable cased in red brick in Flemish bond, rear weatherboarded. Slate to front
roof pitch, plain tiles to rear. One storey, 2 bays of frame. Sashes with glazing
bars in reveals. Present entrance through later range. Roof gableted to left.
External stack to right. 4-light restored diamond mullion window to rear. Later
range: white brick, slate roof. C20 weatherboarded extension to rear. One storey.
Four 16-pane sashes in reveals with sills under shallow pedimented lintels. Angle
pilasters. Original entrance to left gable end. Present entrance by rear extension.
Later linking wall to older range. Interior of early section: exposed framing
consisting of ground rail on plinth, studded walls and jowled posts with mortices
for arch braces. Replaced tie beams. Rebuilt inglenook with chamfered timber
bressummer. Studded wall above contains blocked restored 3-light diamond mullion
window. The school was originally endowed by Mistress Lettice Dykes in 1589, the
foundation by Edward Lambe (Lord of the village manor of Illaries) is recorded by
a deed of Sept 25th 1594.
Patterson T F, East Bergholt in Suffolk, 1923 pp 96-113.

Listing NGR: TM0707834843

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