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Fountain House

A Grade II Listed Building in East Bergholt, Suffolk

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Latitude: 51.9713 / 51°58'16"N

Longitude: 1.0115 / 1°0'41"E

OS Eastings: 606954

OS Northings: 234596

OS Grid: TM069345

Mapcode National: GBR SMB.BKG

Mapcode Global: VHKFN.HQ35

Entry Name: Fountain House

Listing Date: 22 February 1955

Last Amended: 29 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1351960

English Heritage Legacy ID: 278773

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)

6/65 Fountain House
(Formerly listed as
22.2.55 Greens Stores)


House and cottage, now restaurant. 3 builds, central section C16 with probable
C17 section to left and C18 cottage to right. Timber-framed, rendered. Plain tile
roof, red brick stack. Two storeys and attic with single-storey cottage projecting
to right gable end to street. Section to left has 3-light windows with central
casements. Jettied central range has 2½-bay frame. Porch to left with elliptical
arch and 6-panel door. 3-light window with central casement and 16-pane sash to
right. Added porch to right. Three first floor casements. Gabled dormer, off-
centre ridge stack to right and roof gableted to right. Cottage has C19 door and
window with glazing bars to gable end. Interior: jettied range shows jowled posts,
chamfered tie beams with arch braces, wall plates and studding. Central half-bay
contains large stepped stack. Chamfered spine beam and exposed joists to ground
floor. Chamfered beams with run-out stops. Rebuilt inglenook retains Tudor-arched
bressummer to rear. The cottage was the home of John Dunthorne, village plumber
and artist companion of John Constable.

Listing NGR: TM0695434596

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