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Ossington Hotel and Adjoining Garden Walls and Summerhouse

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0783 / 53°4'41"N

Longitude: -0.8114 / 0°48'40"W

OS Eastings: 479723

OS Northings: 354108

OS Grid: SK797541

Mapcode National: GBR CLM.5NX

Mapcode Global: WHFHH.HWVH

Entry Name: Ossington Hotel and Adjoining Garden Walls and Summerhouse

Listing Date: 19 May 1971

Last Amended: 13 August 1992

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1287626

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384913

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


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

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