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Description: The Bear Public House
Date Listed: 28 October 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 246040
OS Grid Reference: SU7605482903
OS Grid Coordinates: 476054, 182903
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5399, -0.9048
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1. BELL STREET
5355 (West Side)
Nos 77 & 79
(The Bear Public House)
SU 7582 1/191 No.81
C15 to C17. Timber framed building with the Bear Public House occupying
the southern part. Painted roughcast and brick facade. Old tiled roof
with 4 gables to road. 2 storeys and 1 window in each gable.
Bear Public House: 1st floor has 2 windows of 5 and 3 lights, leaded panes,
probably partly original. Ground floor underbuilt in brick with modern
windows. Carriageway arch to north has timber framing visible in walls.
Long rear range set at right angles, timber framed with brick infilling
and part weatherboarded. Of 1, 1 1/2 and 2 storeys.
Northern part (No 81,) 1st floor has 2 canted bays, probably late C17,
gabled with mock timbering and later leaded glazing. Windows have timber
mullions and transom. Ground floor has 2 small early C19 shop fronts
with glazing bars, northern most with flat bow and engraved glass panes.
Nos 45, 45A, and 47 and Nos 53 to 81 (odd) form a group with Nos 44 to
52 (even) and Nos 60 to 64 (even) opposite and with No 2 New Street.
Listing NGR: SU7605982909
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Source: English Heritage
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