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Old Chapel House

A Grade II Listed Building in Colchester, Suffolk

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Latitude: 51.9702 / 51°58'12"N

Longitude: 1.0144 / 1°0'51"E

OS Eastings: 607157

OS Northings: 234485

OS Grid: TM071344

Mapcode National: GBR SMB.K7Z

Mapcode Global: VHKFN.JRM0

Plus Code: 9F33X2C7+3Q

Entry Name: Old Chapel House

Listing Date: 22 February 1955

Last Amended: 29 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1193966

English Heritage Legacy ID: 278761

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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Listing Text

(North Side)

6/53 Old Chapel House
(Formerly listed as
22.2.55 The Cedars)


House. C16 origins, C18 alterations, refronting of 1818 and C20 extension to left.
Timber-framed, rendered, partly cased in painted brick. White brick front. Plain
tile roof. 2 storeys, 3-bay front with C20 extension of one bay recessed at left.
Angle pilasters. Off-centre 6-panel door in pilastered doorcase with panelled
reveals and soffit. Radial fanlight with keyed elliptical archivolt. 12-pane
sashes in reveals, painted sills, cambered cement arches. Narrow 8-pane sash to
right of door. Parapet. Roof hipped at front. Corniced ridge stacks. C20
extension to left return with flush 12-pane sashes. Interior: entrance hall with
chamfered beam and exposed joists, dragon beam at left indicates former jetty.
Room to right of door shows beam and joists with hollow chamfers and pyramid stops,
kitchen to rear, chamfered beam, exposed joists, studded walls, one with reused
moulded joists. Moulded beams to drawing room which also has early C19 features
including Adam style fireplace and door architrave. 6-panel doors. Staircase,
treads replaced, closed-string, fluted column-on-twist balusters. Fluted square
newels with turned and fluted newels to first floor. Arched string above stair
at first floor level. Moulded ramped handrail. Panelled dado with fluted pilasters
follows line of stair. First floor: bathroom with inscribed date 1776. Beams
with deep roll mouldings separated by hollow chamfers. Small section linenfold
panelling. Bedroom to right shows studded wall, moulded front wall plate and
section of moulded cambered tie beam.
East Bergholt Society, Looking at East Bergholt 1981. Text by J Elam.

Listing NGR: TM0715734485

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