REGISTRY OFFICE AND ATTACHED AREA WALL AND RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1255016

Date first listed: 30-Nov-1995

Statutory Address: REGISTRY OFFICE AND ATTACHED AREA WALL AND RAILINGS, 50, SHAKESPEARE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: REGISTRY OFFICE AND ATTACHED AREA WALL AND RAILINGS, 50, SHAKESPEARE STREET

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 57033 40405

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History

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Details

NOTTINGHAM

SK5740SW SHAKESPEARE STREET 646-1/14/546 (North side) No.50 Registry Office and attached area wall and railings

GV II

Former Poor Law offices, now Registry Office, and attached area wall and railings. 1886-87. By AH Goodall, built by Kent & Johnson. Converted mid C20 and altered late C20. Red brick with ashlar dressings and pink granite columns, and Westmorland slate roofs, gabled and hipped. Italian Gothic Revival style. EXTERIOR: plinth, first floor sill band, main cornice. Windows are plain sashes, round and segment-headed, flanked by shafts on the main fronts. 2 storeys plus basement and attics. 2 x 7 windows. Corner site, with main and return fronts linked by a towered corner feature. Canted corner tower, 3 stages, has ornamented cornice and parapet, and octagonal spire roof. On each floor, 5 arcaded windows, the ground floor segment-headed. Shakespeare Street front has 2 closely set projecting bays topped with through-eaves dormers under coped gables. Entrance bay, to right, has a stone doorcase with round-arched opening and cornice, and late C20 canopy. Above, a single window. Left bay has paired windows, the ground floor segment-arched. Right return, to Shakespeare Villas, has a gabled off-centre bay with a massive 4 window oriel, on the first floor, with brackets and balcony. Single window below and paired window above, To left, 2 narrow bays with irregular fenestration. To right, a minor range, 4 windows, with machicolated cornice. Second window converted to a door, mid C20. At the rear, a square chimney in the form of a campanile. Outside, to the corner and right return, a coped area wall topped with the original wrought-iron railing. INTERIOR has entrance hall with granite pilasters, and open well cantilever stone stair with wrought-iron balustrade and wooden handrail. Landing and main first floor rooms have cornices and pedimented doorcases. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Nottinghamshire: London: 1979-: 238).

Listing NGR: SK5703340405

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 458594

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Sources

Books and journals
Williamson, E, The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire, (1979), 238

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