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Bellcage to North Side of Churchyard

A Grade II* Listed Building in East Bergholt, Suffolk

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Latitude: 51.9703 / 51°58'12"N

Longitude: 1.0127 / 1°0'45"E

OS Eastings: 607041

OS Northings: 234484

OS Grid: TM070344

Mapcode National: GBR SMB.JVM

Mapcode Global: VHKFN.HQRZ

Entry Name: Bellcage to North Side of Churchyard

Listing Date: 22 February 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1033451

English Heritage Legacy ID: 278755

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

(North Side)

6/47 Bellcage to North Side of



Bellhouse. Probably late C16. Timber-framed on red brick plinth. Plain tile roof.
Rectangular on plan. Plank and muntin lower wall with open lattice work above.
Door to left with long strap hinges. Overhanging steeply-pitched hipped gableted
roof. Interior contains bell frame with five bells, one dated 1450. Some wall
posts jowled. Posts to centre of each wall with knees support tie beams. Roof
of lower level of butt purlins with clasped purlins above. Built to house the bells
after the erection of the west tower of St Mary's Church (qv) was abandoned. Said
to have been resited from the east side of the church in C18 at the request of
Joseph Chaplin of Old Hall (qv).
Paterson T F, East Bergholt in Suffolk 1923 pp 90-95
Pevsner N, Suffolk 2nd ed 1974 p 196

Listing NGR: TM0704134484

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