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THE OLD BELL HOUSE

List Entry Summary

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

Name: THE OLD BELL HOUSE

List entry Number: 1056699

Location

THE OLD BELL HOUSE, MARKET PLACE

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Somerton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Apr-1959

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 262985

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List entry Description

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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 (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, 1974).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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: ST 49108 28517

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