Bridge Cottage - Flatford, East Bergholt, Suffolk
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 51° 57.595 E 001° 01.186
31U E 363941 N 5758432
Quick Description: Flatford is a small hamlet close to East Bergholt in Suffolk. It is most famous for Flatford Mill, Willy Lott's Cottage and Bridge Cottage, immortalised in the paintings of John Constable.
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 12/30/2014 2:46:39 AM
Waymark Code: WMN5J3
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Meirion
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Long Description:
"Flatford is accessible by Road from East Bergholt, with a limited access route looping down to the main Flatford Car park. The route is a two way road at the top section, allowing access to the properties there. From the car park onwards though the route is one way, back into East Bergholt, emerging near the village War memorial and the church."

SOURCE - (visit link)

"Bridge Cottage is a 16th-century thatched cottage in Flatford, East Bergholt, Suffolk, England. It has been a National Trust property since 1943 and a Grade II* listed building since 1955. The National Trust market the property under the name "Flatford: Bridge Cottage".

The property is located in the heart of Dedham Vale, a typical Suffolk rural landscape. It is noted as the location for works by John Constable, and presents an exhibition of his paintings.

The cottage is located just upstream from Flatford Mill which, along with neighbouring Valley Farm and Willy Lott's Cottage, are leased to the Field Studies Council; a group uses them as locations for arts-based courses.

The property provides access to a number of walks along the River Stour."

SOURCE - (visit link)
The address of property, including Postcode.:
Flatford, East Bergholt, Suffolk, CO7 6UL

The charges to visitors and opening hours.:
Parking, 200 yards from Bridge Cottage, pay on entry, £3.50 charge per car (free for members) Opening hours posted on web site - - please check, as not always open.

Web page: [Web Link]

National Trust member: yes

Parking place (optional): Not Listed

References: Not listed

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