THE OLD BELL HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1056699

Date first listed: 17-Apr-1959

Statutory Address: THE OLD BELL HOUSE, MARKET PLACE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE OLD BELL HOUSE, MARKET PLACE

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset (District Authority)

Parish: Somerton

National Grid Reference: ST 49108 28517

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History

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Details

ST49NW SOMERTON CP MARKET PLACE (east side)

9/163 The Old Bell House

17.4.59

GV II

Corner house of row. C18 apparently incorporating earlier work. Local lias stone roughly squared; clay pantiled roof between stepped coped gables; brick end and intermediate chimney stacks. Two storeys, 4 bays irregular fenestration. Rudimentary plinth, rounded south west corner; 16-pane sash windows in plain openings with voussoired flat arched heads; to lower bay 3 a 6-panel door under fanlight glazed Chippendale fashion, set in deep reeded lined reveal, with flat timber porch hood carved on 2 cast iron Doric style columns; straight joint right of door. south gable irregular, with traces of earlier windows. Interior not seen, but reported are beams with stepped runout steps, and rear lateral fireplace alongside spiral staircase. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST4911128516

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 262985

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in Vernacular Architecture Group Report, (1974)

End of official listing