[Bell Historians] Bellplot House Hotel, Chard, Somerset

David Bryant david at b...
Mon Apr 5 12:53:14 BST 2004

> Subject : [Bell Historians] Bellplot House Hotel, Chard, Somerset
> Chris Hutchinson, the ringer going around the pubs named Bell, has emailed
> me to say he found the Bellplot House Hotel in Chard. They say it is so
> named because the plot of land is bell shaped.
> He did wonder if this is true, or in fact, was there a foundry there
> at some point? Does anyone know?

I don't know of there ever being a bellfoundry in Chard. There is an iron foundry - I believe Whitechapel had their headstocks cast there at least until recently - they may still do.

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