SK7953 : Central Tower, Former Corn Exchange

taken 6 years ago, near to Newark on Trent, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

Central Tower, Former Corn Exchange
Central Tower, Former Corn Exchange
The former corn exchange at Newark-on-Trent is a Grade II listed building (English Heritage ID:384947 LinkExternal link British Listed Buildings). A datestone in the centre of the parapet above the doors, carries the date 1847 in (Roman numerals MDCCCXLVII).

The building has a central, square tower with pilastered corners and pedimented gable, topped with an octagonal dome with finial. On each face a blank dial draped with a sheaf. Life-size supporting figures of Agriculture and Commerce sit either side of the tower.


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Date Taken
Sunday, 8 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 15 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Public buildings and spaces  City, Town centre 
Date (from Tags)
MDCCCXLVII  1847 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 7962 5393 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:4.6004N 0:48.7772W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 7965 5390
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Tower  Dome  English Heritage  Corn Exchange  Grade II  Listed Building  Nineteenth Century  19th Century  Victorian  Newark-on-Trent 

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