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The Bell House

A Grade II Listed Building in Lyddington, Rutland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5649 / 52°33'53"N

Longitude: -0.71 / 0°42'35"W

OS Eastings: 487540

OS Northings: 297121

OS Grid: SP875971

Mapcode National: GBR CSZ.1BW

Mapcode Global: WHGM6.2S6K

Entry Name: The Bell House

Listing Date: 10 November 1955

Last Amended: 6 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264472

English Heritage Legacy ID: 427726

Location: Lyddington, Rutland, LE15

County: Rutland

Civil Parish: Lyddington

Built-Up Area: Lyddington

Traditional County: Rutland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Rutland

Church of England Parish: Lyddington St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

LYDDINGTON THE GREEN
SP 8697-8797
8/65
10.11.55 No 4 (The Bell
House) (formerly
listed as Home
Close).
GV II

House. Late C18, with later extensions to rear and right. Ironstone ashlar,
mostly of orange Lyddington stone but with brown Uppingham stone quoins, bands
and window surrounds. Collyweston slate roof, stone coped gables, flanking
ashlar chimneys with moulded cornices. L-plan. 2 storeys and attic, 3 bays.
First floor has 4-pane sashes with cambered stone lintels and keyblocks. Ground
floor has late C19 canted bay windows with hipped concrete tile roofs and
sashes. 2 C20 flat-roofed dormers with 3-light wooden casements. Central
6-panelled door with leaded rectangular fanlight, shaped flush keyblock and 2
semi-circular stone steps. Later C18 single storey extension to right, formerly
a stable, with hipped roof, 2 bays of C20 3-light barred wooden casements with
stone lintels and keyblocks, and blocked doorway with stone surround to left.
Attached to rear of this is a further outbuilding with slate roof, now a garage,
probably C19 but with re-sited tablet dated 1772. To left of main house is a
small extension with parapet. Rear of house has 2-panelled door to rear wing,
C19 lean-to in angle, and stone and half-timbered extensions attached to gable of
rear wing. Interior: left room on ground floor has large niches with 4-centred
arches flanking fireplace, and spine beam with quirked ogee mouldings. Former
stable has re-sited fireplace with moulded 4-centred arch and ashlar chimney.


Listing NGR: SP8754097121

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