This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
BOVEY TRACEY EAST STREET (north side), SX 8178 Bovey Tracey
11/59 - No 50 Bell House
House. Late C16 or early C17, remodelled early C19. Solid, roughcast walls.
Slated roof with clay ridge-tiles, hipped at left-hand end. Small rendered chimneystack in left-hand gable-wall. On ridge near the right-hand end a late C16 or C17 granite ashlar stack with tapered top. Position of stack in relation to an early door suggests that this may have been a house of traditional 3-room and cross- passage plan with hall stack backing on to the passage; lower end (now No. 52) rebuilt as a separate house. 2 storeys. 3-window front. At right-hand end of ground storey an early C19 glazed door with 12 panes in the upper part. Wood door- frame is late C16 or early C17, ovolo-moulded with cranked head and urn-stops. To left of doorway in ground storey a 3-light wood casement window with 2 panes per light. At left-hand end a large fixed sash of 15 panes. In second storey the 2 left-hand windows are 6-paned wood sashes. The right-hand window is a small 2-light wood casement with 2 panes per sash. Left-hand gable-wall, the present entrance front, is 2 windows wide. Doorway to right has 4 panels, the 2 lower panels flush, and a moulded brass knocker. To left of it is a single-storeyed canted bay window with a slated pent roof. In second storey are 2 wooden 6-paned sash windows. The garden path outside this front has an old cobbled surface. Interior not inspected.
Listing NGR: SX8194778594
© Mr M J Medley. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: Medley, M J
Rights Holder: Medley, M J
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