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The Bell

A Grade II Listed Building in Kennett, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2718 / 52°16'18"N

Longitude: 0.4926 / 0°29'33"E

OS Eastings: 570171

OS Northings: 266663

OS Grid: TL701666

Mapcode National: GBR PBZ.KCV

Mapcode Global: VHJGK.H598

Plus Code: 9F427FCV+P3

Entry Name: The Bell

Listing Date: 1 December 1951

Last Amended: 31 January 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1331771

English Heritage Legacy ID: 49051

Location: Kennett, East Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB8

County: Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Kennett

Built-Up Area: Kentford

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Kennett St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Description

TL 76 NW KENNETT BURY ROAD
(north side)

7/134 The Bell
(formerly listed as
1.12.51 Bell Public House)
GV II

Inn, early C16. Jettied, close-studded timber frame with rear
outshut. C19 alterations to street facade. Plain tile roof.
Three C19 red brick stacks. Two storeys. Three unit plan with
additional bay to east. Jetty masked by C19 closed porch
rendered brick, with shaped gable, two canted bay windows and
two casement windows. Six first floor early C19 casement
windows with cast iron glazing bars, some with Gothic patterned
heads. Wide arch to recessed porch to east constructed from
re-used carved late C15 timber, two posts have carved
pilasters. Interior has large open hearth to the hall backed by
a later C17 hearth heating the parlour. C17 hearth to service
end with early C16 floor frame partly rebuilt in C17. Very fine
roll moulded beams and joists to hall and parlour floors with
run out stops. Wall paintings in first floor room.


Listing NGR: TL7017166663

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