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The Bell and Crown Public House, Warminster

Description: The Bell and Crown Public House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 March 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 312883

OS Grid Reference: ST8684844240
OS Grid Coordinates: 386848, 144240
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1972, -2.1896

Location: Chapel Street, Warminster, Wiltshire BA12 9QS

Locality: Warminster
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 9QS

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Listing Text

(West Side)
No 66, Bell Hill
(The Bell and Crown
Public House)
ST 8644 3/200


A long 2 storey building; has long been the centre of Warminster Common life.
An earlier inn probably preceded it. Late c18. Local rubblework with ashlar
quoins and brick flat arches and dressings. 6 windows on 1st floor, glazing
bar sashes with flush moulded frames. 2 similar on ground floor and an off
centre bay window. 2 doors with moulded frames, one to right of bay with
cut flat hood and 12 panel (flush type) 2 leaf doors; door to
left off centre, formerly had a triangular hood. Left hand openings altered
by lavatory arrangements. Slate roof with coped verges and 3 brick ridge
chimneys. 2 1/2 storey extension on return to Chapel Street; brick pigeon holes
in right hand side of gable. Of additional interest is the cast iron street
sign "Chapel Street") on return to Chapel Street. It is one of a fair number
on the Common, affixed by an improvement committee, on which the local evangelist
John Daniell sat, in 1834.

Listing NGR: ST8684844240

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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