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The Bell Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Feering, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8504 / 51°51'1"N

Longitude: 0.7171 / 0°43'1"E

OS Eastings: 587236

OS Northings: 220355

OS Grid: TL872203

Mapcode National: GBR QKN.VH5

Mapcode Global: VHKG2.CRYC

Entry Name: The Bell Inn

Listing Date: 1 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1337610

English Heritage Legacy ID: 116436

Location: Feering, Braintree, Essex, CO5

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Feering

Built-Up Area: Feering

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Feering All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TL 8620-8720 (north side)

7/114 The Bell Inn


House, now public house. C16, extended in C18 and early C19. Timber framed and
plastered, partly of red brick in Flemish bond, roofed with handmade red plain
tiles. Parallel ranges aligned NW-SE with stack between, facing SE, C16 to the
right, early C19 brick range to the left; lower C18 range to rear, aligned
NE-SW, extending to the SW, with stack behind axis. 2 storeys and one storey
with attics. SE elevation: the C16 range is jettied, with one plain bracket,
one early C20 splayed bay of sashes below jetty, early C20 sash above, and
6-panel door, iron bootscraper on steps. The early C19 range has no window on
ground floor, one early C19 sash on first floor, lower sash replaced. SW wing
has one C19 sash of 10 + 10 lights, one C20 sash in lean-to dormer, C20
half-glazed door, and gambrel roof. The left return of the early C19 range
retains one original sash of 16 lights with crown glass on the ground floor.
The C16 range is of 2 bays with arched central tiebeam (the braces missing), and
inserted wattle below it. Edge-halved and bridled scarf in right wallplate.
Diamond mortices and rebates for an unglazed window at the rear of the upper
floor are blocked by an C18 stack which is truncated below roof level. Straight
tension brace trenched outside .studs in this wall. Most of frame concealed by
plaster. The C18 SW wing has chamfered beams with lamb's tongue stops and plain
joists of vertical section. Early C19 corner cupboard with arched head and
Greek key border. RCHM 20.

Listing NGR: TL8723620355

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

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