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The Six Bells Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Walsham le Willows, Bury Saint Edmunds, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3025 / 52°18'8"N

Longitude: 0.9311 / 0°55'51"E

OS Eastings: 599941

OS Northings: 271198

OS Grid: TL999711

Mapcode National: GBR SH5.N6T

Mapcode Global: VHKD2.3D28

Plus Code: 9F428W2J+XC

Entry Name: The Six Bells Public House

Listing Date: 15 November 1954

Last Amended: 15 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1182236

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281810

Location: Walsham-le-Willows, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP31

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Walsham-le-Willows

Built-Up Area: Walsham Le Willows

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Walsham-le-Willows St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


2/65 The Six Bells Public House
15/11/54 (formerly listed as Six Bells Inn)


Public house. C16, with later extensions. Timber-framed; rendered, with
panels of roughcast; principally thatched, with some plaintiles; slates to a
later extension. 2 storeys; basic 3-cell internal chimney range with
projecting wings to left and right. A single-storey lean-to against the inner
side of the left wing, and a C20 flat-roofed porch extension sandwiched
between the 2 wings. The internal stack has a plain rectangular rebuilt shaft
set on a base of old red brick. Various windows: old casements with pintle
hinges and square leaded panes, 3-light or paired 2-light;. in the left wing, a
row of 3 small-paned sash windows in deep cased reveals. C20 half-glazed
door. On the side frontage, one large canted bay to the ground floor and
various 2-light and 3-light windows, all with square leaded casements. Main
range in 5 bays, including a chimney bay. Some good very closely-spaced
studding exposed on the former outer wall. To the left of the stack, a main
beam with ogee-moulding, and roll-moulding on the soffit; cambered fireplace
lintel with a triple roll-moulding. To the right of the stack, a 2-bay room
with exposed ceiling: double roll-moulding on main beam, ogee-moulding on
joists; open fireplace with a double roll-moulding to lintel. The partition
wall to the service end removed, and the beam boxed-in. In the end wall, the
slide and housings for 2 3-light diamond-mullioned windows.

Listing NGR: TL9994171198

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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