DOROTHY BOOT HOMES AND GARDEN TERRACE WALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1254566
Date first listed:
30-Nov-1995
Statutory Address:
DOROTHY BOOT HOMES AND GARDEN TERRACE WALL, MAIN ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
DOROTHY BOOT HOMES AND GARDEN TERRACE WALL, MAIN ROAD

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 56726 37572

Details

NOTTINGHAM

SK53NE MAIN ROAD, Wilford 646-1/7/817 (East side) Dorothy Boot Homes and garden terrace wall

GV II

Eleven almshouses. 1908. Paid for by Jesse Boot of Nottingham. Brick, roughcast, with brick dressings and sham timber framing. Gabled and hipped plain tile roofs, with 8 ridge and 6 side wall stacks. Vernacular Revival style. Brick plinth, wrought-iron gutter brackets and bracket lamps. Windows are casements, with wooden mullions and transoms. Doors have round arches. Almshouses, single storey plus attics; 7 bays. Half-butterfly plan, with balanced irregular facades. Central block has a huge jettied gable, close studded, covering a verandah with 2 canted bay windows flanked by doorways. In the gable, 2 windows. On each side, 2 cross casements, and above, a large gabled dormer with 2 windows. Right range has to left a hipped porch covering a bay window and door, then a cross casement. Above, a large gabled dormer with 2 windows. To right, a hipped verandah covering a window. Left range has a central doorway flanked to right by a hipped porch with door and bay window, and to left by a cross casement. Above, a box dormer to left, and a gabled dormer to right. To left again, a square bay window, 2 storeys, 3-lights, with a flat roof. To left again, a projecting range, 2 bays, with to left a projecting wing with jettied timber-framed gable. Left return has a smaller projecting gable on posts. At the front, a terrace wall to a sunken garden, coursed squared stone, with pedestals and ball finials, some missing. These almshouses were intended for the use of Crimean War and Indian Mutiny veterans. (Wilford then and now: Mellors R: Nottingham: 1914-: 264).

Listing NGR: SK5672637572

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
457489
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Mellors, R, Wilford Then and Now, (1914), 264

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: 27 Apr 2002
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