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The Old Bell

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ludford, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.3634 / 52°21'48"N

Longitude: -2.7161 / 2°42'57"W

OS Eastings: 351335

OS Northings: 274166

OS Grid: SO513741

Mapcode National: GBR BL.S605

Mapcode Global: VH843.VVZL

Plus Code: 9C4V977M+9H

Entry Name: The Old Bell

Listing Date: 12 November 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202820

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389690

Location: Ludford, Shropshire, SY8

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Ludford

Built-Up Area: Ludlow

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Ludford

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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SO5174 The Old Bell


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
(Country Life: Stallybrass, D.: The Old Bell House, Ludford:
P. 84).

Listing NGR: SO5134074166

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