Description: The Lion Hotel and Restaurant
Date Listed: 2 July 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 241236
OS Grid Reference: SK5842178682
OS Grid Coordinates: 458421, 378682
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3019, -1.1248
SK 5878 NW WORKSOP BRIDGE STREET
The Lion Hotel
Inn, now hotel. C18. Irregularly coursed ashlar, colourwashed,
with hipped slate roof. Stone plinth, rusticated quoins, fascia
board with iron cresting, second floor band, moulded ashlar
architraves, single roof stack. 3 storeys plus attics, 4 bays.
Facade has 4 bay arcade with Doric columns, containing, to left,
6 plain sashes, and to right, carriage entry with barred close-
boarded gates. Above, 4 glazing bar sashes and central wrought
iron sign bracket. Above again, 4 similar sashes, and above
again, 2 flat roofed dormers, each with a glazing bar casement.
Below carriage entry is a large C19 segmental-headed doorway with
moulded hood on curved brackets, containing doorkeeper's recess.
Interior has hewn span beams and joists, irregular early C19 dog-
leg staircase, remains of a stud wall, and original roof with
halved ridge and tenoned purlins. Long early C19 rear wing is
of no special interest.
Listing NGR: SK5839878683
Source: English Heritage
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