TQ1942 : The Six Bells public house

taken 10 years ago, near to Newdigate, Surrey, Great Britain

The Six Bells public house
The Six Bells public house
Originally two 17th-century cottages the pub (probably) originated in one and expanded into the other. Literally over the road from TQ1942 : Church of St Peter, Newdigate the pub was formerly known as the Five Bells but was renamed after the re-casting of the church bells, in 1803, increasing their number to six.

The timbered-framed construction is typical of the area and period but the black and white paint scheme is not: photographs from 1924 show the ground floor unpainted with the timbers exposed but, by the 1950s, the ground floor was all white; picking out the timbers in black has happened since.
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TQ1942, 69 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 18 July, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 20 July, 2007
Category
Public house > Public house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 19724 42031 [1m precision]
WGS84: 51:9.9004N 0:17.3452W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 19752 42020
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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