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Latitude: 51.9551 / 51°57'18"N
Longitude: -1.4429 / 1°26'34"W
OS Eastings: 438381
OS Northings: 228660
OS Grid: SP383286
Mapcode National: GBR 6SQ.G13
Mapcode Global: VHBZ9.Y421
Entry Name: The Bell House
Listing Date: 27 August 1956
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1052529
English Heritage Legacy ID: 251921
Location: Little Tew, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7
District: West Oxfordshire
Civil Parish: Little Tew
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Little Tew
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
LITTLE TEW THE GREEN
SP3828 (North side)
11/111 The Bell House
Inn and cottage, now house. Possibly early C17, re-modelled late C17 and
extended early C18. Limestone rubble and coursed squared marlstone rubble with
some marlstone-ashlar dressings; Stonesfield-slate roof with rubble stacks.
2-unit gable-fronted plan, linked to a single-unit cottage. 2 storeys plus
attic. Double-gabled 4-window front has, to right, the gable end of the earlier
inn range with a renewed cross window above a C20 arched doorway; to left, the
2-window cottage range with renewed leaded casements. Gabled linking section has
a variety of altered casements and a gable parapet with a ball finial matching
that to right. Right return wall has renewed cross windows at ground and first
floors. Interior: inn range has a massive central stack, an inglenook fireplace
with cambered bressumer, and a late C17/early C18 doorcase with pilasters and
segmental arch. Until c.1880 the Bell Inn.
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.XI, p.249; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.691).
Listing NGR: SP3838128660
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