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The Bell House

A Grade II Listed Building in Little Tew, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052529

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251921

Location: Little Tew, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

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

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Listing Text

LITTLE TEW THE GREEN
SP3828 (North side)
11/111 The Bell House
27/08/56

GV II

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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