THE BELL HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1052529
Date first listed:
27-Aug-1956
Statutory Address:
THE BELL HOUSE, THE GREEN

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE BELL HOUSE, THE GREEN

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
West Oxfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Little Tew
National Grid Reference:
SP3838128660

Details

LITTLE TEW THE GREEN SP3828 (North side) 11/111 The Bell House 27/08/56

GV II

Inn and cottage, now house. Possibly early C17, re-modelled late C17 and extended early C18. Limestone rubble and coursed squared marlstone rubble with some marlstone-ashlar dressings; Stonesfield-slate roof with rubble stacks. 2-unit gable-fronted plan, linked to a single-unit cottage. 2 storeys plus attic. Double-gabled 4-window front has, to right, the gable end of the earlier inn range with a renewed cross window above a C20 arched doorway; to left, the 2-window cottage range with renewed leaded casements. Gabled linking section has a variety of altered casements and a gable parapet with a ball finial matching that to right. Right return wall has renewed cross windows at ground and first floors. Interior: inn range has a massive central stack, an inglenook fireplace with cambered bressumer, and a late C17/early C18 doorcase with pilasters and segmental arch. Until c.1880 the Bell Inn. (V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.XI, p.249; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.691).

Listing NGR: SP3838128660

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
251921
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 691
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, (1983), 249

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 18 Mar 2005
Reference: IOE01/13477/12
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