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

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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

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

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

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

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: 25 May 2004
Reference: IOE01/12291/01
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