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Bell Hotel, Clare

Description: Bell Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 December 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 283007

OS Grid Reference: TL7701245392
OS Grid Coordinates: 577012, 245392
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0786, 0.5817

Location: Cavendish Road, Clare, Suffolk CO10 8NN

Locality: Clare
Local Authority: St Edmundsbury Borough Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CO10 8NN

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Listing Text

2006 Market Hill
(East Side)
No 12 (Bell Hotel)
TL 74 NE 19/90 19.12.61.


A timber-framed and plastered building which seems always to have been an inn
and in the C16 was known as the Green Dragon. A wing extends to the East at the
rear, on Cavendish Road. Considerably altered in the C18 and later and renovated
in the C20. The west front has sham timber-framing. 2 storeys and cellars.
5 window range on the Market Hill front and 3 window range on the Cavendish Road
front, double-hung sashes in flush cased frames, mainly with glazing bars. C19
and C20 doorways. Roof tiled. The interior has good ceilings with exposed moulded
ceiling joists and a carved main beam with folded-leaf ornamentation.

All the listed buildings in Market Hill with all the listed buildings in
Church Street, all the listed buildings in Station Road and all the listed
buildings in Well Lane form a group.

Listing NGR: TL7701245392

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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