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Olde Blue Bell Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7598 / 53°45'35"N

Longitude: -2.6929 / 2°41'34"W

OS Eastings: 354413

OS Northings: 429498

OS Grid: SD544294

Mapcode National: GBR TBX.ND

Mapcode Global: WH85M.LRVH

Entry Name: Olde Blue Bell Public House

Listing Date: 27 September 1979

Last Amended: 20 December 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1279818

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391954

Location: Preston, Lancashire, PR1

County: Lancashire

District: Preston

Town: Preston

Electoral Ward/Division: Town Centre

Built-Up Area: Preston

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Preston St John and St George the Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


941-1/12/76 (South side)
27/09/79 No.114
Olde Blue Bell Public House
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)
The Blue Bell Inn)


Public house, with former brewhouse linked to rear. Probably
earlier C18, altered and enlarged in C19; altered. Brick in
English garden wall bond, painted white, on plinth painted
black; slate roof. Double-depth formed by single-depth front
range with parallel addition to rear. Three low storeys and 3
bays (but with only 2 windows at 1st floor), symmetrical; the
ground floor has a central round-headed doorway with
pilastered surround and plain fanlight, protected by a large
semi-circular hood on brackets, and wide rectangular 3-light
casement windows with some early C20 stained glass; the 1st
floor has 2 vertical-rectangular 2-light casement widows, and
the 2nd floor has 3 square 2-light casements (all these
windows with raised sills). Gable chimneys. INTERIOR altered.
Linked to the rear is a small C19 brewhouse of red brick in
English garden wall bond, rectangular in plan, 2 low storeys,
with a circular pitching hole and a 4-pane sash at 1st floor
(ground floor altered), and a gable chimney.

Listing NGR: SD5441429498

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

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