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THE BELL INN

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 BELL INN

List entry Number: 1127671

Location

THE BELL INN, 95, HIGH STREET

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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Linton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Nov-1967

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 51951

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

TL 5646 LINTON HIGH STREET (North Side)

16/137 No. 95 (The Bell 22.11.67 Inn)

GV II

Restaurant formerly an inn. Mid C16 with C17 additions and later alterations. Timber-framed rendered, and exposed; east yable partly weatherboarded. Plastered plinth. Plain tile roofs. Red brick ridge stack to left of centre. Two storeys with rear outshuts and stair turret, original three unit plan with continuous jetty to main elevation. Five timber-framed bays, close-studded with wide tension braces trenched behind studs and nailed, exposed at first floor which formerly had bolection moulded plaster panels (qv Nos. 79 and 81). Panelled door to main entrance approached by steps recessed into C19 passage cut through chimney stack. Boarded door to east in cross passage position. Two ground floor metal casement windows and one oriel window to left of entrance. Three first floor casement windows with C20 leaded lights. Interior: Original plan altered, service partition removed and entry to staircase opposite stack sealed. Roll and hollow chamfered moulding to floor joists. Some C17 carved panelling and frieze panels, octagonal newel post to staircase. The inn has been called The Bell from c.1670; 'Ms 48th Reg 1814' painted on a beam (Palmer).

Palmer, W.M. and Morley, Photographic Collection pl.27 1913, CC Palmer, W.M. The Antiquities of Linton, pll 1913 CC R.C.H.M. Report 1951 V.C.H. Vol. VI p83 Stevens, R.L. Linton, P.C.Pub. p55. 1983

Listing NGR: TL5630446824

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Palmer, W M, The Antiquities of Linton, (1913), 11
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely, (1978), 83
Stevens, R L, Linton
Other
Reports on Buildings in the Parishes of Babraham Great Abington Hildersham Linton Little Abington and Pampisford Cambridgeshire, (1951)

National Grid Reference: TL 56304 46824

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