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Description: The Bell Inn Public House
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
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WANTAGE MARKET PLACE
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
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Source: English Heritage
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