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Gatton House

A Grade II Listed Building in East Bergholt, Suffolk

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Latitude: 51.9744 / 51°58'27"N

Longitude: 1.0101 / 1°0'36"E

OS Eastings: 606843

OS Northings: 234938

OS Grid: TM068349

Mapcode National: GBR SMB.46H

Mapcode Global: VHKFN.GMCS

Entry Name: Gatton House

Listing Date: 29 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1193513

English Heritage Legacy ID: 278739

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

(South Side)

6/31 Gatton House


- II

House. 1809. White brick. Slate roof. 2 storeys, 6 bays. Doric porch to left
containing C20 door under patterned overlight. 3 tripartite French windows with
glazing bars under cambered arches, one small canted oriel window and one casement.
First floor band, pilaster strip to bays 2 and 5. Three tripartite windows with
glazing bars in reveals with painted sills. Otherwise 4-pane horned sashes in
reveals with painted sills. Hipped roof. Rendered stack rising through eaves to
left of entrance and two further corniced stacks. In a letter of 26.6.1809 John
Constable's mother wrote to him concerning this house 'it is a great improvement
to the entrance of our pretty village, and so you will think'. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: TM0684334938

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