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The Bell Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Sandwich, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2754 / 51°16'31"N

Longitude: 1.342 / 1°20'31"E

OS Eastings: 633192

OS Northings: 158217

OS Grid: TR331582

Mapcode National: GBR X12.XTN

Mapcode Global: VHLGS.66VN

Entry Name: The Bell Hotel

Listing Date: 23 April 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1069666

English Heritage Legacy ID: 177461

Location: Sandwich, Dover, Kent, CT13

County: Kent

District: Dover

Civil Parish: Sandwich

Built-Up Area: Sandwich

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

1.
5275 HIGH STREET
(East Side)

The Bell Hotel
TR 3358 1/276

II

2.
The Bell Hotel is mainly a late C19 building but the south east corner dates
from the early century. The elevation facing the Quay consists of 3 storeys
of red brick with upper floor tile hung in alternate courses of scolloped and
plain tiles. 3 half-timber gables and iron balcony at 1st floor level. The
elevation facing the High Street is like- wise of brick and tile hanging.
The main entrance to the hotel is in the south west corner beneath a glazed
canopy, Flemish gable over coursed moulded brick cornice which returns into
Upper Strand Street with 3 gables and windows set above it with moulded pilasters
and entablature. Composite moulded brick pilasters and capitals follow beneath
with similar moulded string between same. Iron balcony to 1st floor central
window in Upper Strand Street. Windows parts casement and part box sashes
throughout. Plain tiled roofs, except where early C19 wing where roofs are
slated. Overhanging eaves on pairs of console brackets. Yellow brick, flat
arches and box sashes all glazing bars complete, but 2nd floor windows 2 squares
each sash. Square section rainwater pipes and square hopper heads in Upper
Strand Street elevation.


Listing NGR: TR3319258217

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