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The Bell Inn Public House, Wantage

Description: The Bell Inn Public House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 251221

OS Grid Reference: SU3979287944
OS Grid Coordinates: 439792, 187944
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5890, -1.4270

Location: 3 A417, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 8AH

Locality: Wantage
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX12 8AH

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Listing Text

SU3987NE (West side)
9/125 The Bell Inn Public House


House, now inn. Late C16, originally timber-framed and jettied to centre,
extended 3 bays to left, 2 bays to right, and refaced c.1890. Ground floor of
late C19 English bond brick; club and plain tile hung jettied first floor; old
tile roof; brick stacks. Original plan form unclear. 2 storeys, extra attic
storey to left; 7-window range. Flat arch and segmental arch over late C19
cellar doors. Late C19 casements. Gabled dormer with stepped 3-light casement to
left; gablets over each of 4 first-floor windows to right. Gabled roof also
hipped adjoining rear left gable; ridge stacks. Similar left gable wall has late
C19 panelled door with overlight. Interior: To centre is 3-bay collar-truss roof
with clasped purlins; timber framing and large jowled posts exposed on first
floor. Part of chamfered beam on ground floor.

Listing NGR: SU3982287947

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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