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Nottinghamshire County Council Social Services Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire

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Latitude: 53.0745 / 53°4'28"N

Longitude: -0.807 / 0°48'25"W

OS Eastings: 480022

OS Northings: 353692

OS Grid: SK800536

Mapcode National: GBR CLN.6SG

Mapcode Global: WHFHH.KZXF

Entry Name: Nottinghamshire County Council Social Services Office

Listing Date: 29 September 1950

Last Amended: 13 August 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196072

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384898

Location: Newark, Newark and Sherwood, Nottinghamshire, NG24

County: Nottinghamshire

District: Newark and Sherwood

Civil Parish: Newark

Built-Up Area: Newark-on-Trent

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Newark-upon-Trent with Coddington

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text


619-1/9/51 (South West side)
29/09/50 Notts County Council Social Services
(Formerly Listed as:
Council Offices)


House, now Social Services offices. Mid C18, with late C19 and
mid C20 additions in matching style. Built for Dr Bernard
Wilson, vicar of Newark. Brick with stone dressings and hipped
slate roof. Chamfered quoins, first and second floor bands,
coped parapet, 3 ridge and single side wall stacks. Square 5
bay main block, 3 storeys, with 2 bay wings, 2 storeys.
Windows are glazing bar sashes of various shapes. 5 sashes
with keystone lintels and above, 5 smaller sashes with rubbed
brick heads. Parapet has 5 blank panels. Central coped square
porch with projecting doorway, double door and overlight,
flanked by single sashes. Each wing has 2 sashes on each
floor. Rear elevation has similar fenestration to the front,
with projecting 3 storey wings. Each wing has 2 sashes, and
below, a canted bay window. Between the wings, a single storey
mid C20 range with 5 sashes. North west side has to left 5
sashes with keystones and above, a sash and 4 blanks. Moulded
doorcase with hood on brackets and fielded 6-panel door with
overlight, flanked by a sash to left and 2 to right. To the
right, a 2 storey wing, 4 bays. South east side has 7 sashes
and below, 2 C20 doors flanked to left by 3 sashes and to
right by 2. Interior has 2 C18 stairs, dogleg and open well,
with vase and stem balusters and square newels. North west
front room has panelled dado and dentillated cornice. Ionic
pilasterd chimneypiece with entablature and fielded overmantel
panel, containing mid C19 marble fireplace with scroll
brackets to shaped mantelshelf. On either side, an elliptical
arched recess. Diagonally opposite room has moulded doorcase,
cornice and ceiling boss. 9 C18 fielded panelled doors, 2 and
6 panels.
(Buildings of England: N Pevsner, revised E Williamson:
Nottinghamshire: Harmondsworth: 1979-: 195).

Listing NGR: SK8002253692

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