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The Old Bell

A Grade II Listed Building in Anstey, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9703 / 51°58'12"N

Longitude: 0.0469 / 0°2'48"E

OS Eastings: 540706

OS Northings: 232178

OS Grid: TL407321

Mapcode National: GBR LB3.DP3

Mapcode Global: VHHL6.RQNY

Entry Name: The Old Bell

Listing Date: 13 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175520

English Heritage Legacy ID: 160235

Location: Anstey, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Anstey

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Anstey

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(North side)

7/12 The Old Bell


House. C17, heightened in early C18, parlour extended into lower barn at
N in C19 as club room to PH, became a house c.1957. Timber frame on
black stuccoed sill, dark weatherboarded, rear roughcast with dripboard
between floors. Steep thatched roofs, barn hipped at W, house
half-hipped. Thatched lean-to at E and slated weatherboarded extension
at SE with monopitch. A 2-storeys, 3-cells, internal chimney, lobby
entry plan house facing S with chimney a third from W, stair in entrance
lobby, and E external gable chimney with oven projection. Parlour
chimney backing onto main chimney added later. Rear outshut to hall and
E service bays. S front has 3 windows, with flush casement windows,
2-light above and 3-light below, with tiled porch to door in front of
chimney. Boarded doors to lower barn at W end. Interior has exposed
timbers, axial beam supporting floor over hall but axial joists over E
service end, large open fireplace in hall with chamfered brickwork,
clasped purlin roof, straight tension braces in outshut, moulded plank
door with old iron hinges, 2-panel raised and fielded door to club room.
Clasped purlin roof and flat rafters in barn. Formerly the Bell Inn.

Listing NGR: TL4070632178

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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