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

Map

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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

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History

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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

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