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The Six Bells Public House, Walsham-le-Willows

Description: The Six Bells Public House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 November 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 281810

OS Grid Reference: TL9994171198
OS Grid Coordinates: 599941, 271198
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3025, 0.9311

Locality: Walsham-le-Willows
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP31 3AH

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Listing Text


2/65 The Six Bells Public House
15/11/54 (formerly listed as Six Bells Inn)


Public house. C16, with later extensions. Timber-framed; rendered, with
panels of roughcast; principally thatched, with some plaintiles; slates to a
later extension. 2 storeys; basic 3-cell internal chimney range with
projecting wings to left and right. A single-storey lean-to against the inner
side of the left wing, and a C20 flat-roofed porch extension sandwiched
between the 2 wings. The internal stack has a plain rectangular rebuilt shaft
set on a base of old red brick. Various windows: old casements with pintle
hinges and square leaded panes, 3-light or paired 2-light;. in the left wing, a
row of 3 small-paned sash windows in deep cased reveals. C20 half-glazed
door. On the side frontage, one large canted bay to the ground floor and
various 2-light and 3-light windows, all with square leaded casements. Main
range in 5 bays, including a chimney bay. Some good very closely-spaced
studding exposed on the former outer wall. To the left of the stack, a main
beam with ogee-moulding, and roll-moulding on the soffit; cambered fireplace
lintel with a triple roll-moulding. To the right of the stack, a 2-bay room
with exposed ceiling: double roll-moulding on main beam, ogee-moulding on
joists; open fireplace with a double roll-moulding to lintel. The partition
wall to the service end removed, and the beam boxed-in. In the end wall, the
slide and housings for 2 3-light diamond-mullioned windows.

Listing NGR: TL9994171198

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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