The Bells and Motley is an inn in the village of Kirklington Mallet in the English countryside. It is frequented by both Mr Satterthwaite and Harley Quin. The landlord is a man named William Jones.

The Bells and Motley is located fifteen miles from Abbot's Mede and about forty miles from Marswick Manor.


The name

A motley is a type of clothing often associated with Harlequin, a character from the Italian Commedia dell'arte, and thus also Harley Quin.

Wychwood under Ashe?

In the novel Murder is Easy there is an inn named the Bells and Motley in the village Wychwood under Ashe. However, there is no indication that is is the same inn as the one in the Harley Quin short stories.

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