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The Bear

Picture source: Sue McArdle


The Bear was situated on Bell Street. This grade-II listed pub is now used as a hairdressing salon.

Listed building details:
C15 to C17. Timber framed building with the Bear Public House occupying the southern part. Painted roughcast and brick facade. Old tiled roof with 4 gables to road. 2 storeys and 1 window in each gable.
Bear Public House: 1st floor has 2 windows of 5 and 3 lights, leaded panes, probably partly original. Ground floor underbuilt in brick with modern windows. Carriageway arch to north has timber framing visible in walls. Long rear range set at right angles, timber framed with brick infilling and part weatherboarded. Of 1, 1 1/2 and 2 storeys. Northern part (No 81,) 1st floor has 2 canted bays, probably late C17, gabled with mock timbering and later leaded glazing. Windows have timber mullions and transom. Ground floor has 2 small early C19 shop fronts with glazing bars, northern most with flat bow and engraved glass panes.

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