The Old Bell, Henley on Thames

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The Old Bell
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The Old Bell
Former names La Campana, The Bell Bar and Lounge, The Duke of Cumberland.
Alternative names Old Bell
General information
Type Pub
Address 20 Bell Street
Town or city Henley-on-Thames
Country England
Coordinates 51°32′19″N 0°54′16″W / 51.53854°N 0.904551°W / 51.53854; -0.904551
Landlord Rob Hooton and Pamela Myles
Website
www.theoldbell.biz

The Old Bell is a pub in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire. The building has been dated to 1325, making it the oldest building in Henley on Thames. It is a Grade II* listed building.[1]

History[edit]

The Old Bell is the oldest building in Henley on Thames, the crown post having been dated to 1325 using dendrochronology.[2][3] It became a public house in the 1760s and was known as The Duke of Cumberland. Before this it was in domestic use. [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Name: THE OLD BELL List entry Number: 1369482". Historic England. Retrieved 20 May 2015. 
  2. ^ Townley, Simon (2011). The Victoria History of the County of Oxford: Henley-on-Thames and environs. University of London, Institute of Historical Research. p. 35. ISBN 978-1-904356-38-7. Retrieved 21 April 2015. 
  3. ^ "Town's oldest house discovered". Henley Standard. 6 August 2009. Retrieved 13 November 2011.