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Description: New Bell Public House
Date Listed: 15 August 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 286458
OS Grid Reference: TM2281660256
OS Grid Coordinates: 622816, 260256
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1955, 1.2588
CRETINGHAM THE STREET
TM 26 SW
- New Bell Public House
Public house, formerly house, late C16 with C18 and C20 additions. Timber
framed with colourwashed render and plaintiled roof, formerly thatched.
Two storeys with attic. Entrance front: C19 addition at right with brick
walling at ground floor level and hipped roof. To the left is a projecting
C20 single-storey addition with a hipped roof, plain, brick end wall and a
strip window to the right flank and doorway to the left flank. To right is
a further C20 porchway with hipped roof and plank door. Between these two
additions and at left is a 3-light C19 or C20 casement and there is a
similar window at right. To the first floor are one 3-light and three 2-
light casements. The roof is hipped at right and gabled at left. Axial
stack at left of centre of 2 flues with renewed brickwork. To the right
and below the ridge is a further single-flue stack probably originally of 2
flues. Right hand side: doorways at right and left and a 3-light ground
floor casement at right. Two 3-light first floor casements. Two-light
attic window at left with a flat-roofed dormer of 2 lights. Left hand
gable end: 2-light ground floor and a 3-light first floor window. Rear:
projecting wing to the left of 2 storeys and another at right of 1 1/2 storeys
with a flat roofed outshut between these at ground floor level.
Interior: Chamfered ceiling beams and close studding to the ground floor.
Traces of screens passage and division between service rooms indicated by
mortice holes in a beam. C18 pine beam and rafters to room beyond the
service rooms. Jowled wall posts to first floor and wind bracing to the
Listing NGR: TM2281660256
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