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City of Nottingham (Unitary Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SK 56763 39705



SK5639NE PARK ROW 646-1/19/468 (East side) No.53 Tower House


House. 1827-33, probably designed by PF Robinson and built by William Paterson for the fourth Duke of Newcastle. Altered c1860, by TC Hine, raised and altered c1880 by Watson Fothergill. Red brick, mainly rendered, with rock-faced ashlar basement and timber-framed attic with brick nogging. Terracotta dressings and slate roofs. 2 coped side wall stacks, rendered. String courses, ground floor and first floor terracotta friezes, cornice and coped parapet. 3 storeys plus basement and attics; 3 window range. Projecting central tower porch, square, with pyramidal roof and finial. Ground floor has 2 round-headed sashes with a central shaft, carrying a corbel. Above, a canted stone bay window, hipped, with 3 sashes. Above again, a smaller window, 3-lights with round-arched plain sashes. Attic has a small plain sash to each return. Basement has 2 small windows and side door. To left, a balustrade wall with ramped coping and square end pier with cornice. Porch left return has stone steps to a round-arched side doorway with double shafts and 4-panel door with lattice overlight. Flanking the porch, large basement windows, that to left with glazing bars. Above, single glazing bar sashes, and above again, smaller glazing bar sashes. (Get to know Nottingham: Brand K: Watson Fothergill, Architect: Nottingham: 1987-: 17).

Listing NGR: SK5676339705


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Brand, K, 'Get To Know Nottingham' in Watson Fothergill Architect, (1987), 17


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 24 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/07872/34
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Alan Greaves. Source Historic England Archive
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