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The Bell House

A Grade II Listed Building in Aspenden, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9366 / 51°56'11"N

Longitude: -0.0287 / 0°1'43"W

OS Eastings: 535617

OS Northings: 228292

OS Grid: TL356282

Mapcode National: GBR K91.KKB

Mapcode Global: VHGNX.GL67

Entry Name: The Bell House

Listing Date: 6 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101365

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159713

Location: Aspenden, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Aspenden

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Aspenden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(north side)

8/3 The Bell House



School house, now a house. Circa 1714 for Ralf Freman the 4th,
the squire, with money left by Mary Cater, d.1704, for teaching
young children in this parish of the most indigent parents to
read and write (EHAS Trans 8 (1928-9) 65: memorial on W end
exterior of S aisle of parish church). Red brick in Flemish-bond
with thick joints and fine red brick front with moulded brick
corbels at ends of boxed eaves. Steep old red tile roof, rear
slope now slated. A large, 2-storeys and attics, symmetrical 5
windows house facing S with internal gable chimneys and gabled
one-storey brick central porch. Small, one-storey brick and tile
additions at each end. Nearly flush, small pane, 2-light
casement windows, the upper ones with segmental arches, the lower
ones with brick courses continuing over the heads of the frames.
2-light casements at rear, 3 windows to each floor all without
arches. Small wooden bell-cote at middle of ridge, and 2 hipped
dormers on front roof-slope. Round arched entrance in porch with
gable parapet.

Listing NGR: TL3561728292

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