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A Grade II Listed Building in Colchester, Suffolk

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Latitude: 51.9701 / 51°58'12"N

Longitude: 1.0181 / 1°1'5"E

OS Eastings: 607411

OS Northings: 234487

OS Grid: TM074344

Mapcode National: GBR TNP.D6X

Mapcode Global: VHKFN.LRL1

Plus Code: 9F33X2C9+36

Entry Name: Gissings

Listing Date: 22 February 1955

Last Amended: 29 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1033456

English Heritage Legacy ID: 278764

Location: East Bergholt, Babergh, Suffolk, CO7

County: Suffolk

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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East Bergholt


(North Side)

6/56 Gissings
(Formerly listed as
22.2.55 Rybersdale)


House. Late C16 - early C17, two builds, with later alterations including early
C19 refronting. Timber-framed, rendered. White brick front. Plain tile roof.
L-shaped plan with cross wing at rear left. 2 storeys. Front range of 3 bays
with jetty to right gable end. Rear wing 4-frame bays. Front range. Pilasters
define bays. Half-glazed double leaf doors to centre in architrave with pediment
supported on consoles. 16-pane sashes in reveals under wedge lintels. Unequal
sashes to first floor. Off-centre ridge stack. Left gable end has 12-pane sashes
and bargeboards. To rear a C19 shallow addition under pent roof. Cross range:
gabled porch in angle with front range contains half-glazed door. 16-pane sash
window to centre and garage doors and fixed window to left. Three C20 casements
above. Large ridge stack adjacent to front wing. Rear, oval plaque with plasterers
date 1708. Interior: C19 features include staircase to central hall with short
twisted balusters. Kitchen, to right, shows a chamfered post, deep chamfered beam
and exposed joists. Further steep staircase behind stack. Further framing exposed
to first floor including massive chamfered jowled post with arch brace, cambered
tie beam. Studded walls and two 4-light blocked diamond mullion windows. Wall
plate with edge-halved scarf joint and chamfered beam with lambs tongue stop. Rear
range: 4-bay frame with jowled posts. Clasped purlin roof with assembly numbers
and wind braces.

Listing NGR: TM0741134487

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