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CHURCH OF CHRIST SCIENTIST AND BOUNDARY WALL

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: CHURCH OF CHRIST SCIENTIST AND BOUNDARY WALL

List entry Number: 1254767

Location

CHURCH OF CHRIST SCIENTIST AND BOUNDARY WALL, MANSFIELD ROAD

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: 12-Jul-1972

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Nov-1995

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 457900

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History

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Details

NOTTINGHAM

SK54SE MANSFIELD ROAD 646-1/4/388 (East side) 12/07/72 Church of Christ Scientist and boundary wall (Formerly Listed as: MANSFIELD ROAD Church of Christ Scientist)

GV II

Former Presbyterian church, now Christian Scientist church, boundary wall and gate. 1896. By Brewill & Baily of Nottingham. Ashlar with stone slate roofs. Perpendicular Revival style. PLAN: nave with clerestory and aisles, north and south porches, meeting room, south-west tower. EXTERIOR: plinth, coped gables, ornamental iron gutter brackets and rainwater heads. Mullioned and single light windows have flat heads. Nave, 6 bays, has on each side 5 round-arched windows, 3-lights, with tracery and hood moulds. Blank east gable, with 2 small mullioned windows set low down. West gable has a traceried pointed arched window, 5-lights, with major mullions and hood mould. Below it, a mullioned window, 5-lights. Both gables have angle buttresses. Aisles have buttresses and 3-light mullioned windows. North-west porch has coped gable and angle buttress, 2 mullioned windows and segment-arched door. Smaller south-east porch has a simpler doorway and side window. South-west tower, square, 3 stages, has angle buttresses and shaped crenellated parapet with corner pinnacles. Segment-arched recess to south containing 2 doors, and over it, 2 mullioned windows. Side window, 3-lights. Bell stage has flat-headed openings, 6-lights. Outside, coped boundary wall, brick and ashlar, around the west and south sides. Facing the south door, a gateway with steps, renewed gates, and wrought-iron overthrow. INTERIOR has exposed ashlar and rendering above. Nave has narrow aisles with 5-bay arcades. Rebated segment arches and plain octagonal piers. Hammer beam roof with arch braces. At the front, a platform with late C20 screen and C19 organ case. At the rear, panelled wooden gallery, with partition inserted below. Aisles have segment-arched doors. Entrance lobby has cross beam ceiling. Meeting room, to north east, has segmental vault and panelled wainscot. Fittings include plain original benches and mid C20 lecterns. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Nottinghamshire: London: 1979-: 237).

Listing NGR: SK5706041102

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Williamson, E, The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire, (1979), 237

National Grid Reference: SK 57060 41102

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