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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.


List entry Number: 1118765



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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Beaminster

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Jun-1953

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 105081

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BEAMINSTER CHURCH STREET ST 4701/4801 12-6-53 (EAST SIDE) 7/21 No 5 (Eight Bells Inn) GV II

Public House, attached. C17 and later additions (C19). Coursed lias stone walls. Slate roof with gable-end at left, hipped at right. Brick stacks at left gable and right eaves. 2 storeys. 3 windows, 3-light stone mullions (ovolo) with separate labels. Iron casements with opening centre light. Side wall (south) stone mullions of one, two and three lights C17. Straight bay window to ground floor left, 4-light stone mullion (cavetto), with hipped slate roof over. C19. Front doorway with moulded jambs and square head; door, wood with thin muntins, C20. Source: R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p.24(17).

Listing NGR: ST4796801261

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset I West, (1952), 24

National Grid Reference: ST 47966 01256


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