2 Bell Lane

Bell Lane

2 Bell Lane is a modest cottage, located on the south side of the lane, which is all that remains of an ancient river access and very likely access for fording the Thames, pre-dating the medieval bridge. Bell Lane also formed the boundary between Bensington and Henley, No 2 Bell Lane being on the Henley side. A brick and flint building of 17th and 18th-century dates, originally of 2 bays, but extended; a cellar and inglenook fireplace. Some timber-framed walls are visible, now inside, but originally they may have been outside walls. No measured drawings were made.

Grid Reference: SU76148301
Parish: Henley-on-Thames
Surveyed in: 2007
Report written by: Ruth Gibson
Sort key: 0HY-BEL-002