The Bell Inn

29 Aug 1999
The Bell Inn, 14 Town Hall Place, Bovey Tracey, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13 9AA
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

BOVEY TRACEY TOWN HALL PLACE (west side) SX 8178 Bovey Tracey

11/96 - No 14 The Bell Inn


Public House. C17, remodelled in C19. Solid rendered walls. Slated roof with clay ridge-tiles. Possibly a 3-room and through-passage plan on a very small scale originally, although it is difficult to be certain because the ground storey has been gutted to form a single bar. Small rear wings at each side; parallel back block behind the courtyard. 2 storeys. 4-window front with raised band between the storeys. Ground storey has 2 doorways with a window between them and at either side; both doors have 4 panels, the 2 lower panels in left-hand door flush. The right-hand doorway has a shaped wooden hood with slated pent roof. Left-hand ground-storey window is an early or mid C19 6-paned sash. The other 2 ground-storey windows, which may be later, are wider with 2-pane sashes. At far right-hand end is a cart entrance, its right jamb rebuilt in brick; it has a single plank gate on very long strap-hinges. In the second storey the left-hand window and second window from the right have 6-paned sashes matching the one in the ground storey. Second window from left is very similar but now has only 2 panes per sash. At far right- hand end, over the cart entrance, is a small sash window with 2 panes in the upper sash and 4 in the lower sash.

Interior: ground storey has a large old fireplace with renewed wood lintel in centre of rear wall, possibly the original hall fireplace. Upper storey not inspected.

Listing NGR: SX8169478573


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1374 IOE Records taken by M J Medley; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr M J Medley. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Medley, M J

Rights Holder: Medley, M J


Render, Slate, Tudor Public House, Elizabethan Commercial, Stuart Licensed Premises, Jacobean Eating And Drinking Establishment, Recreational