CRIPPS HALL OF RESIDENCE, UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1254542
Date first listed:
29-Mar-1988
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Nov-1995
Statutory Address:
CRIPPS HALL OF RESIDENCE, UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM, LENTON HALL DRIVE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CRIPPS HALL OF RESIDENCE, UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM, LENTON HALL DRIVE

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

District:
City of Nottingham (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SK 54171 38638

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
457425
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 10 Aug 2007
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