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Nesscliffe Hotel, Great Ness

Description: Nesscliffe Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 259195

OS Grid Reference: SJ3835419136
OS Grid Coordinates: 338354, 319136
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7663, -2.9151

Location: Great Ness, Shropshire SY4 1DB

Locality: Great Ness
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY4 1DB

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Listing Text

SJ 31 NE
4/130 Nesscliff Hotel
- II

Hotel. Early C19, with minor late C19 alterations and additions.
Red brick with slate roof. Three storeys over basement. Plinth with
chamfered stone top, dentil brick eaves cornice and parapeted gable ends
with rounded stone copings and shaped kneelers. External brick end
stacks. 4+1 bays; boxed glazing bar sashes (12- and 16-pane) with
painted stone cills and gauged-brick heads (some windows without flat
arches). Blind second-floor window in second bay from left. Left-hand
first-floor bay blank with remains of painted sign. Central late C19
brick porch with chamfered plinth, moulded-brick corners, moulded-brick
and stone cornice and pierced terracotta parapet with coping and panelled
square dies. Scalloped-brick segmental archway with keystone and seg-
mental-headed side windows. Central half-glazed door with 3-part
rectangular overlight and moulded frame. Steps up to porch from left and
right. Basement door to left. Two-storey wing set-back to right
with hipped roof, glazing bar sash to first floor and C20 casement to ground
floor. Right-hand return front of 2 bays, with glazing bar sashes. Two-
storey red sandstone wing to rear with integral brick end stack and glazing
bar sashes. Interior not inspected. The hotel was a staging post on the
Holyhead Road, improved by Thomas Telford in the 15 years after 1817.

Listing NGR: SJ3835419136

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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