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CRIPPS HALL OF RESIDENCE, UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CRIPPS HALL OF RESIDENCE, UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM

List entry Number: 1254542

Location

CRIPPS HALL OF RESIDENCE, UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM, LENTON HALL DRIVE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: City of Nottingham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Mar-1988

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Nov-1995

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 457425

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History

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Details

NOTTINGHAM

SK53NW LENTON HALL DRIVE 646-1/6/309 (South East side) 29/03/88 Cripps Hall of Residence, University of Nottingham (Formerly Listed as: CLIFTON BOULEVARD Cripps Hall of Residence, University of Nottingham)

II

Hall of residence. 1957-59. By Farquaharson, McMorran & Whitby. Endowed by Cyril Thomas Cripps. Buff brick, with ashlar dressings and hipped green slate roofs with parapets. Renaissance Revival style. EXTERIOR: 3 storey residential blocks with single storey Great Hall range. Windows are mainly glazing bar sashes with brick flat arches. 2 quadrangles, joined at their corners, surrounded by linked blocks. High Court, to north, has 3 sides, with the main entrance block on the north side and warden's house adjoining. To east, the Great Hall and kitchens. Residential block to west. Entrance range 2 storeys, has a central opening with 2 giant Ionic columns under continuous roof, flanked by residential blocks, 4 windows, with massive slab stacks. Warden's house, 2 storeys, 3 x 3 windows, has a pyramidal roof with a central slab stack. Great Hall has to right 2 segment-arched entrances with glazed panels above, set in tall segment-arched openings. Between them a square clock tower, set flush, with a glazing bar window. Above, a clock dial to west. Segment-arched belfry with slab roof and weather vane. To left, 6 large glazing bar windows in recessed stone architraves. At the rear, a single storey corridor and a 3-storey block, 7 windows. Residential block has regular fenestration. Southern court has residential blocks on each side, with regular fenestration, segment-arched passages, and doorways with rusticated surrounds. INTERIOR: Great hall has a panelled entrance lobby and segment-arched double doors to a half-panelled dining room with beamed ceiling. First floor corridor with brick segmental arches. Double doors flanked by 3 windows, all segment-arched, to plaster vaulted hall. (The Builder : 15/1: 1960-: 97-111; Chablo D: University Architecture in Britain, 1950-1975).

Listing NGR: SK5417138638

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'The Builder' in The Builder, (1960), 97-111

National Grid Reference: SK 54171 38638

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