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Mortimer House the Old Castle Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Nottingham, Nottingham

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Latitude: 52.9508 / 52°57'2"N

Longitude: -1.1532 / 1°9'11"W

OS Eastings: 456990

OS Northings: 339601

OS Grid: SK569396

Mapcode National: GBR LNQ.FC

Mapcode Global: WHDGZ.8336

Plus Code: 9C4WXR2W+8P

Entry Name: Mortimer House the Old Castle Inn

Listing Date: 12 July 1972

Last Amended: 30 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246812

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455778

Location: Castle, Nottingham, NG1

County: Nottingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Radford and Park

Built-Up Area: Nottingham

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Nottingham St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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646-1/19/118 (East side)
12/07/72 Nos.1, 3, 5, 5A, 7 and 7A Mortimer
House and The Old Castle Inn
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.1, 3, 5, 5A, 7 and 7A)
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.75 AND 77)


Includes: Nos.75 AND 77 HOUNDS GATE.
Public house, cafe, shops and offices. 1883. By Watson
Fothergill. Altered late C20. Red brick, with ashlar and blue
brick dressings and gabled and hipped plain tile roofs.
Various stylized stacks. Domestic Revival style.
EXTERIOR: 2 and 3 storeys plus attics; 14 x 5 windows. Windows
are mainly wooden framed cross casements with segmental heads.
In the centre, 2 blocks, 2:2:3 windows, with a staggered
roofline and prominent ridge, gable and front wall stacks. To
left, a hipped dormer. Below, a double doorway with tiled
canopy, flanked by 3-light windows. To right, a late C20
shopfront with French windows. At each end, a facing gable,
the higher left gable with a timber-framed oriel window on the
first floor. Right gable has 2 first floor windows, and single
windows above and below.
Beyond, to right, a rounded corner with 2 windows under a
parapet, and above, set back, a short round turret with a
hipped dormer window and a conical roof. Below, an original
shopfront with cross mullioned window and cast-iron columns.
Public house, at the left corner, has an angled corner
entrance bay, flanked on each return by a cross mullioned shop
window. Above, a timber-framed oriel window on wooden arch
brackets. To right, a square tower, 4 stages, with 2 large
side wall stacks, and a hipped roof topped with a weather
vane. On the ground floor, a pointed arched doorway.
Left return, to Houndsgate, has regular fenestration and a
projecting side wall stack.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Nottinghamshire: London:
1979-: 236; Get to know Nottingham: Brand K: Watson
Fothergill, Architect: Nottingham: 1987-: 8).

Listing NGR: SK5699039601

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