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The Bell House

A Grade II Listed Building in Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7369 / 51°44'12"N

Longitude: -0.8219 / 0°49'18"W

OS Eastings: 481446

OS Northings: 204897

OS Grid: SP814048

Mapcode National: GBR D3W.30B

Mapcode Global: VHDVJ.PLVW

Entry Name: The Bell House

Listing Date: 28 August 1962

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1125821

English Heritage Legacy ID: 46440

Location: Princes Risborough, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP27

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

Civil Parish: Princes Risborough

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Monks Risborough

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP 8104 PRINCES RISBOROUGH CROWBROOK ROAD
(ASKETT)
8/169 The Bell House

-
28.8.62
- II

House. C16 cross wing with hall range rebuilt early C17, and mid
C18 extension to rear forming L-plan. C20 conservatory in rear
angle. C16 and C17 bays are timber framed with brick and render
infill, part of the ground floor and rear of hall rebuilt in brick.
C18 part is of chequer brick with first floor band course and flint
plinth. Old tile roofs, thin brick chimneys, that to cross wing with
narrow pilaster. 2 storeys, with lower ground floor to C18 bay.
Hall range to left is of 1½ bays with irregular barred wooden
casements and large external chimney and timber lean-to at left end.
Gabled cross wing to right has curved braces and first floor jettied
to front with moulded bressumer on chamfered end brackets. 3-light
barred wooden casements, that to first floor with C16 moulded sill
on elaborately moulded central bracket. Ground floor also has single
light to left and board door to right. Chimney to rear of bay with
slight oven projection at right side. C18 extension to rear of
cross wing has irregular barred wooden casements, one C17-C18 cross
window, and lobby entry with flush panelled top-lit door. Interior:
fireplace of thin brick with chamfered depressed arch to first floor
of hall range; ground floor room of cross wing has stop-chamfered
wooden fireplace lintel, and similar spine beam on moulded brackets and
stop-chamfered posts; upper storey of cross wing has concealed
arch-braced truss; old staircase in line with chimney of cross wing.
RCHM I p.261 Mon.6.


Listing NGR: SP8144604897

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