QUEEN'S CHAMBERS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1254714

Date first listed: 12-Jul-1972

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Nov-1995

Statutory Address: 1 TO 7, KING STREET

Statutory Address: QUEEN'S CHAMBERS, 25 AND 26, LONG ROW

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: 1 TO 7, KING STREET

Statutory Address: QUEEN'S CHAMBERS, 25 AND 26, LONG ROW

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 57219 39949

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

NOTTINGHAM

SK5739NW LONG ROW 646-1/20/336 (North side) 12/07/72 Nos.25 AND 26 Queen's Chambers (Formerly Listed as: LOW PAVEMENT Nos.25 AND 26) (Formerly Listed as: KING STREET Nos.1-7 (Odd))

GV II

Includes: Nos.1-7 KING STREET. Shops and offices. 1897. By Watson Fothergill for EW Skipwith. Restored 1992. Gothic Revival style. Red brick, with ashlar and terracotta dressings. Jettied timber-framed gables with bargeboards. Renewed plain tile roof with 3 massive side wall stacks. Windows are cross casements with stone mullions and tracery, and plainer wooden windows to the attics. 3 and 4 storeys plus attics. 2 x 6 bays. Corner site, emphasised by an octagonal tourelle with spire and lucarnes. Long Row front has a ground floor colonnade with granite piers and renewed shopfronts. Above, 2 windows on each floor, 3 of them oriels. Above all, 2 gables. King Street front has a central entrance bay with traceried windows, topped by a crenellated tower. To its left, a plain bay with pairs of windows and a hipped attic dormer. To left again, the corner block, with renewed shopfronts and a central 3-storey oriel window under a gable. To right, a double bay with renewed shopfronts, two 2-storey oriel windows, and double gables. This building is an outstanding example of Fothergill's work, using features drawn from Burges and Shaw. (Get to know Nottingham: Brand K: Watson Fothergill, Architect: Nottingham: 1987-: 13; The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Nottinghamshire: London: 1979-: 234).

Listing NGR: SK5721939949

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 457453

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Williamson, E, The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire, (1979), 234
Brand, K, 'Get To Know Nottingham' in Watson Fothergill Architect, (1987), 13

End of official listing