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Former White Hart Hotel

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

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Latitude: 53.0758 / 53°4'32"N

Longitude: -0.8088 / 0°48'31"W

OS Eastings: 479897

OS Northings: 353840

OS Grid: SK798538

Mapcode National: GBR CLN.0BT

Mapcode Global: WHFHH.KY2C

Entry Name: Former White Hart Hotel

Listing Date: 29 September 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196426

English Heritage Legacy ID: 385089

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


619-1/8/237 (South side)
29/09/50 No.34
Former White Hart Hotel


Former hotel, now building society office. Dated by
dendrochronology as follows: rear (south) wing c1312, extended
c1526 and remodelled C17. East wing c1320. Front range c1470,
rear gallery and stair turret early C16, glazed mid C17.
Altered c1870. Main ranges restored 1983 and south wing
restored 1990, by Guy St John Taylor Associates. Timber
framing with rendered rubble and brick nogging, with pantile
roofs and plain tile verges. Close studded 3 storey front
range, 3 storeys, 4 bays, has to left a recessed unjettied bay
with a 16 pane sash. The 3 bays to right are jettied and have
continuous windows with wooden traceried heads. Above each
billeted bressummer are plaster figures with crocketed
canopies attached to each stud. On the ground floor, an open
carriageway flanked to right by a C20 shopfront with 2
windows. At the rear above the carriageway, a 2 bay jettied
glazed gallery with turned mullions. South wing has to right 4
bay range, C14, formerly an open hall, 2 storeys plus attics.
Colourwashed brick underbuild, close studding above, with
render. Similar lower C16 range to left, 2 storeys plus
attics, 5 bays, has a coped gable. Both have scattered
fenestration, mostly C19 and C20. East wing, formerly a first
floor hall, has a gable stack. 2 storeys, 4 bays. Painted
brick underbuild with rendered timber framing above. Two 12
pane sashes on each floor, those below being smaller. The 2
right hand bays have a lower pitched roof and form part of the
adjoining C19 public house, whose main range conceals them. 3
storey stair turret in return angle has C20 brick underbuild
and arch braced close studding above. On the upper floors, a
continuous window on each side, 6 and 7 lights, those facing
the carriageway with C17 turned balusters. Interior: south
wing north end has the upper parts of jowled posts, collar
beam and substantial remains of a collar purlin roof. 5 bays
to south have some wall studs and mainly C19 roof. East wing
has framed gable and 2 trusses with arch braces. The two
western bays have a restored collar purlin roof. Front range
first floor has chamfered spine and span beams and central
stud wall with C20 screens in the other bays. 2 western bays
have wall painting. Second floor has stud walls, some with
arch braces, and chamfered span beams with arch braces.
Eastern bay has wall painting. Single purlin roof with wind
braces except in the eastern bay. Stair turret has single
purlin roof and patterned framing in the gable. This building
was an inn from c1430 to c1870, after which it was converted
to a shop. Described by Pevsner as "one of the paramount
examples of late C15 timber framed architecture in England".
(Buildings of England: N Pevsner, revised E Williamson:
Nottinghamshire: London: 1979-: 192-193; P Siddall: Survey
drawings from restoration of 1983; P Siddall: Historical notes
compiled during 1983 restoration; P Siddall).

Listing NGR: SK7989753840

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