THE BELL INN

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1054326

Date first listed: 10-Sep-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 15-May-1986

Statutory Address: THE BELL INN, 61, CHURCH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE BELL INN, 61, CHURCH STREET

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

District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Oswestry

National Grid Reference: SJ 28901 29325

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History

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Details

SJ 2829 SE OSWESTRY C.P. CHURCH STREET (east side)

15/37 No. 61 (The Bell Inn) (formerly listed as 10.9.51 Bell Inn) GV II

House, now inn. Late C15, re-modelled late C18 with later additions and alterations. Rendered brick concealing and partly replacing timber frame, slate roof. 2 storeys; 4-window front, plate-glass sashes across first floor, late C20 casements to left and right on ground floor, latter to canted bay of late C19 shop or inn front, 4-panel and half- glazed doors with pilastered surrounds to right of centre (also within shop front); prominent rendered stack in front of ridge immediately to left of centre. Passageway to far left has massive plank and muntin outer door with pointed strap hinges; framing: exposed in left wall (square panels and long straight tension brace) and right wall of passage (close studding with middle rail); outer doorway has mortice holes for former vertical posts and singed head. Interior: richly moulded cross-beam ceiling in ground-floor room to right of stack, similar spine beam in left-hand room has heavy joists with ogee and straight-cut stops, also evidence for former jetty to front; partly infilled inglenook fireplace with chamfered wooden lintel. Left gable end is visible through window in right gable end of No. 59, Church Street (q.v.): square panels (several with wattle and daub and lathe and plaster infill) and cambered collar and tie beam with vertical struts.

Listing NGR: SJ2890229321

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 255507

Legacy System: LBS

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