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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: BELL HOUSE

List entry Number: 1185244

Location

BELL HOUSE, THE GREEN

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
KentMaidstoneDistrict AuthorityBearsted

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Jul-1952

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 173522

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TQ 85 NW BEARSTED THE GREEN (south side)

6/15 Bell House 25.7.52 II G.V.

House. C16 of 2 builds, with late C18 left side elevation and C20 rear extensions. Timber framed with plaster infilling, painted brick left side elevation and plain tile roof. 2 storeys. Right section jettied along front and on right gable end. Widely spaced studs with tension braces. Hipped roof. Ridge stack to left. Irregular fenestration of 3 leaded C20 casement windows. C20 canted bay window on ground floor. Remains of wood mullion windows on ground floor and first floor at right end of front elevation. Cupola with bell on ridge of roof to right. Left section forms wide gabled cross-wing. 2 storeys 3 timber-framed bays. Front elevation: close-studded, with jettied first floor. Crown-post with two curved downward braces forms decorative gable with a small jetty above the collar purlin, apendent and renewed cusped bargeboards. Large stack towards rear of wing. One leaded first-floor casement window, C20 canted bay window on ground floor. Door to right. Left side elevation painted brick, 2 storeys with parapet, incorpora- ting C18 brick stack projecting from side of cross-wing and situated towards the front. Interior: right section has queen- strut roof. Both sections have small areas of wall painting. C19 panelling with occasional floral stencils in entrance hall.

Listing NGR: TQ8001655805

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National Grid Reference: TQ 80014 55805

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