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Bell Bar - Pictures From The Past

NORTH MYMMS PICTURES FROM THE PAST

Photograph of Aerial view of Bell Bar in 194 The Great North Road is in the foreground with the Cock O' The North on the left Bell Lane runs vertical with Bulls Lane the turning on the right running horizontally Brookmans Park Golf Club in the background
Aerial view of Bell Bar in 1947
The Great North Road is in the foreground with the Cock O' The North on the left
Bell Lane runs vertical with Bulls Lane the turning on the right running horizontally
Brookmans Park Golf Club in the background
Image courtesy of Britain From Above

Bell Bar


This is one of a dozen sections from North Mymms Pictures From The Past, a book published in 2002 by the former North Mymms Local History Society, featuring more than 100 old photographs of the parish. The majority of the photographs are on the Images Of North Mymms collection of CDs. To access all sections, please scroll down to the index at the foot of this page.

Photograph of Lower Bell Farm, Bell Lane. A grade II listed building, c.1930. The earliest part was built in 1540.
Lower Bell Farm, Bell Lane. A grade II listed building, c.1930
The earliest part was built in 1540

Bell Lane, Bell Bar hamlet, c.1910  Image courtesy of Mill Green Museum
Bell Lane, Bell Bar hamlet, c.1910
Image courtesy of Mill Green Museum

Photograph of Iron Room and Mission Hall, Bell Lane, c.1950. Originally licensed in 1878 for church services and prayer meetings, which were held up to 1939. Then used as a vehicle store. Now a renovated and privately owned residence.
Iron Room and Mission Hall, Bell Lane, c.1950
Originally licensed in 1878 for church services and prayer meetings, held up to 1939
Then used as a vehicle store. Now a renovated and privately owned residence.


Bell Bar Mission Christmas play 1937 Photograph by Ron Kingdon
Bell Bar Mission Christmas play 1937
Photograph by Ron Kingdon


Photograph of Bell Bar Stores June 1962 At corner of Bulls Lane, now a private residence
Bell Bar Stores June 1962, at corner of Bulls Lane, now a private residence
Photograph by Ron Kingdon


The Old Bakery, Bell Bar, at corner of Bulls Lane, c1880 Image courtesy of the former North Mymms Local History Society
The Old Bakery, Bell Bar, at corner of Bulls Lane, c1880
Image courtesy of the former North Mymms Local History Society




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