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WILLOUGHBY HOUSE

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: WILLOUGHBY HOUSE

List entry Number: 1254559

Location

WILLOUGHBY HOUSE, 20 AND 22, LOW PAVEMENT

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: 11-Aug-1952

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 457472

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

NOTTINGHAM

SK5739NW LOW PAVEMENT 646-1/20/355 (South side) 11/08/52 Nos.20 AND 22 Willoughby House

GV II*

Town house, now offices. c1738, altered late C18, restored and converted late C20. For Rothwell Willoughby. Red brick with ashlar dressings. Roof not visible behind coped parapet. Plinth, chamfered quoins, moulded eaves cornice. 3 storeys; 5 window range. Windows are 12-pane sashes with bolection moulded surrounds and keystones. Central doorcase with Roman Ionic columns, broken segmental pediment and moulded keystone. 4-panel double doors with overlight. Garden front has similar regular fenestration with brick flat arches and keystones. Central doorway, converted to a window, with frostwork surround and mask keystone. INTERIOR retains original features, including a wooden dogleg stair with turned and twist balusters and ramped scrolled handrail. Similar, plainer stair on upper floors. Half-panelled first floor room with corniced doorcase. Other rooms have mainly original joinery. Principal rafter roof. Original rock-cut cellars include 3 circular rooms with central columns and integral tables. The largest has a rock thrawl, the others, wine bins. Access passages have rendered brick vaults. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Nottinghamshire: London: 1979-: 230; Reprint from The Mercian Geologist, Vol. 13, Sept. 1992: Waltham AC: The sandstone caves of Nottingham: Nottingham: 1992-: 5,10).

Listing NGR: SK5738139665

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Williamson, E, The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire, (1979), 230
'The Mercian Geologist' in The Mercian Geologist, (1992), 5, 10

National Grid Reference: SK 57381 39665

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