Description: Ferlingmere House
The Old Ring O'Bells Inn with Wall and Pier
Date Listed: 13 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 267770
OS Grid Reference: ST4552341672
OS Grid Coordinates: 345523, 141672
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1717, -2.7806
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MEARE CP ST. MARY'S ROAD (North side)
3/55 The Old Ring O'Bells Inn with
wall and pier
(Incorrectly marked on O.S. map as Ferlingmere House). Monastic dwelling, subsequently a rectory, then an inn, now a
house. Postulated medieval establishment, rebuilt C17, external features renewed C20. Roughcast, double Roman tile
roof, coped verges, 3 brick ridge stacks. Two storeys, 3 bays, 2 and 3-light stone mullioned windows, weathered string
over right 2 openings to ground floor, small oval opening in a dressed stone surround. Door opening between first and
second bays in a moulded stone surround with a 4-centred head, stopped label, reproduction ribbed door. Two bay outshut
to left is not of special interest. Coursed and squared lias rubble wall at right-angles to right of frontage, dressed
coping, rusticated ashlar gate pier at roadside with moulded capping. Included primarily for group value with the
Church of St. Mary which is adjacent; some historical interest.
Listing NGR: ST4552341672
Source: English Heritage
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