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Statutory Address:

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

Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SO 51335 74166



SO5174 The Old Bell 825-1/1/67 12/11/54


House. c1614 (carved on porch). Timber-frame and plaster; old plain tiles, with gable to right. 4-bay plan. 2-storeys, attic and cellar; 3-window range: mullion and transom windows with leaded lights and casements; 2-light casement in gable; chevron braced panels. Hipped gable-dormer with 3-light casement. Central studded plank door in moulded case with leaded overlight under moulded lintel; timber porch with turned posts and balusters; flanked by mullion and transom windows with leaded lights and casements, under moulded bressummer. Right returned side: massive rubble stack base; 2-light casement, and canted bay, with mullion and transom leaded casements, to ground and 1st floors. Single storey wing to rear of brick and rubble; 2 brick stacks; mullion and transom casements; plank door; outshut; hipped roof dormer with 2-light leaded casement. INTERIOR: C17 wall paintings; C17 and C18 panelling and doors; stone fireplaces; plaster ceilings; much exposed timber-framing. Restored by Staleybrass c1910? (Country Life: Stallybrass, D.: The Old Bell House, Ludford: P. 84).

Listing NGR: SO5134074166


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'Country Life' in Country Life, (), 84


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

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Date: 09 Jun 2004
Reference: IOE01/12113/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Cousens. Source Historic England Archive
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