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The Old Bell House

A Grade II Listed Building in Somerton, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0537 / 51°3'13"N

Longitude: -2.7275 / 2°43'38"W

OS Eastings: 349108

OS Northings: 128517

OS Grid: ST491285

Mapcode National: GBR MK.FSZD

Mapcode Global: FRA 565B.H88

Entry Name: The Old Bell House

Listing Date: 17 April 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056699

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262985

Location: Somerton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA11

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Somerton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST49NW SOMERTON CP MARKET PLACE (east side)

9/163 The Old Bell House

17.4.59

GV II

Corner house of row. C18 apparently incorporating earlier work. Local lias stone roughly squared; clay pantiled roof
between stepped coped gables; brick end and intermediate chimney stacks. Two storeys, 4 bays irregular fenestration.
Rudimentary plinth, rounded south west corner; 16-pane sash windows in plain openings with voussoired flat arched
heads; to lower bay 3 a 6-panel door under fanlight glazed Chippendale fashion, set in deep reeded lined reveal, with
flat timber porch hood carved on 2 cast iron Doric style columns; straight joint right of door. south gable irregular,
with traces of earlier windows. Interior not seen, but reported are beams with stepped runout steps, and rear lateral
fireplace alongside spiral staircase. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, 1974).


Listing NGR: ST4911128516

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