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The Bell Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Rickinghall, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3417 / 52°20'30"N

Longitude: 1.0031 / 1°0'11"E

OS Eastings: 604670

OS Northings: 275758

OS Grid: TM046757

Mapcode National: GBR SGW.2G3

Mapcode Global: VHKCX.BDNQ

Entry Name: The Bell Hotel

Listing Date: 15 November 1954

Last Amended: 16 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1359126

English Heritage Legacy ID: 439913

Location: Rickinghall Inferior, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP22

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Rickinghall Inferior

Built-Up Area: Rickinghall

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Redgrave cum Botesdale with the Rickinghalls

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 0475
6/126 The Bell Hotel (formerly
15.11.54 listed as Bell Inn)
Inn. Early to mid C17, cased and extended early C18, altered C19. Timber
frame, plastered and largely cased in Flemish bond red brick. Plaintiled roof
with red pantiles to rear. Broad 3 bay front range with a parallel block
added to rear. 2 storeys with attic to rear. Brick front with an offset
plinth, blocked cellar window, entrance to right of centre with steps up to a
recessed half glazed door, lugged architrave with an upper raised fielded
panel and a projecting hood, to centre a full height C19 canted bay window
with 16 pane sashes, panelled jambs to sashed returns, on ground floor 3 and
on first 2 flush frame glazing bar sashes with gauged brick flat arched heads.
Dentilled brick eaves. Cross axial end stacks, extruded with 2 offsets to
left end, moulded kneelers to coped gable parapet with tumbled-in brickwork.
C18 parallel range to rear has a broader shallower roof, left return brick
cased ground floor with a segmental headed 2-light glazing bar casement, an
entrance towards front with a recessed half glazed door in an early C19 Doric
doorcase with fluted pilasters, a first floor glazing bar sash, attic 2-light
casement. A cross axial stack to left of centre on rear ridge. To rear mixed
fenestration, to rear right a 1 bay brick addition, lower 2 storeys with a
hipped pantiled roof, ground floor sash. Interior: frame largely concealed,
stop chamfered axial binding beams, some through tension bracing, single butt
purlin roofs.

Listing NGR: TM0467075758

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