OSSINGTON HOTEL AND ADJOINING GARDEN WALLS AND SUMMERHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1287626
Date first listed:
19-May-1971
Date of most recent amendment:
13-Aug-1992
Statutory Address:
OSSINGTON HOTEL AND ADJOINING GARDEN WALLS AND SUMMERHOUSE, BEAST MARKET HILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
OSSINGTON HOTEL AND ADJOINING GARDEN WALLS AND SUMMERHOUSE, BEAST MARKET HILL

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Nottinghamshire
District:
Newark and Sherwood (District Authority)
Parish:
Newark
National Grid Reference:
SK 79723 54108

Details

NEWARK ON TRENT

SK7954SE BEAST MARKET HILL 619-1/5/66 (North East side) 19/05/71 Ossington Hotel and adjoining garden walls and summerhouse. (Formerly Listed as: NEWARK BEAST MARKET (North East side) Ossington Coffee Tavern) (Formerly Listed as: NEWARK BEAST MARKET (North East side) Wall and terrace to rear of Ossington Coffee Tavern)

GV II*

Former temperance coffee house, now an hotel, and adjoining garden walls and summerhouse. 1882, by Ernest George & Peto for Viscountess Ossington. Brick, with blue brick and stone dressings and plain tile roof with single prominent side wall, rear wall and ridge stacks, all coped. Vernacular Revival style. Plinth, pargetted frieze, moulded wooden eaves. 2 storeys plus attics; 6 window range of square oriel windows of 12 lights, with wooden mullions and transoms. Between the fourth and fifth, an inscribed sundial. To right, a large wrought iron bracket lamp. Above, to left, 3 linked half-timbered gables, each with 7 casements, and panelled gables. 6 bay elliptical arched open arcade, the right opening being a carriage entrance. To left, a half-glazed door with sidelights flanked by single 4-light glazing bar windows fronted by railings, all with overlights. To their right, 2 doors with sidelights, the left one with pargetted tympanum, the right with overlight. Right gable has 2 square cross-mullioned oriel windows and balustraded gallety, and above, a close-studded gable with an 8-light cross mullioned window. Below, an opening to the arcade and to its right a carriage entrance with wrought iron gates, both elliptical arched. Left end has an angle buttress with inscribed dated panel. Gallery and 3 oriel windows similar to right end. Above, close studded double gable with two 8-light cross mulluioned windows. Two 4-light glazed doors with overlights and to right, beyond boundary wall, smaller opening to arcade, all elliptical arched. Rear wing, single storey plus attics, has a ridge stack. 9-bay glazed arcade with turned wooden posts and arch braces. Above, 4 hipped dormers with 3-light casements and to right a larger dormer with a 4-light cross mullioned window. Curved garden wall on river side, dressed stone with brick bands and rounded coping, has 2 half-round turrets and elaborate wrought iron gate with overthrow and lantern. Square wooden summerhouse at the end has hipped tile roof and 2 segment headed openings with turned wooden posts. Smaller curved wall at the town end has chamfered coping and plain gateway. Interior has an L-plan first floor room with panelled dado and pargetted frieze and cross beam ceiling, moulded cases to doors and windows. Other first floor rooms have moulded cornices and one pedimented corner fireplace. Cantilevered concrete open well stair with wrought iron balustrade. Attics have principal rafter roof with arch braces, panelled walls and fitted benches, and fireplace with overmantel. (N Pevsner, revised E Williamson: Nottinghamshire: London: 1979-: 199).

Listing NGR: SK7972354108

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
384913
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Williamson, E, The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire, (1979), 199

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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