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The Bluebell - 93 High Street, Henley-in-Arden

This is The Bluebell public house at 93 High Street at Grade II listed building.

 

Public house. Late C15 with later alterations. Timber-frame

with plastered infill; some roughcast brick; old tile roof

with brick rear stacks. Single-unit plan plus cross-wing, and

carriageway to left end with attic over.

EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 3-window range. Plastered range to right

has exposed wall plate; wing to left has exposed wall studs

and jettied gabled first floor with close-studded framing;

tall carriage entrance to left end has close studding to

returns and to attic, which has flat joists.

Entrance to right of centre has C20 plank door in architrave;

carriageway entrance has paired plank gates.

Ground floor has 2 canted bay windows with small-paned

casements with iron opening casements, that to left with

cornice, that to right with flat roof extended as canopy over

entrance; first floor has gabled dormer with 3-light

small-paned casement; 4-light transomed projecting window with

leaded glazing to cross-wing; 2-light small-paned casement

with iron opening casement to attic to left. Brick rear wings.

INTERIOR: not inspected.

 

The Bluebell - Heritage Gateway

 

Former coach entrance, probably now entrance to a car park at the back.

 

The Bluebell is another one of those old stops between London and Birmingham for travellers by horse and cart in the olden days.

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Taken on March 14, 2010