YMCA HOSTEL AND SHOPS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1255161
Date first listed:
30-Nov-1995
Statutory Address:
1, 1A, 3 AND 3A, MANSFIELD ROAD
Statutory Address:
YMCA HOSTEL AND SHOPS, 2 TO 10, SHAKESPEARE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
1, 1A, 3 AND 3A, MANSFIELD ROAD
Statutory Address:
YMCA HOSTEL AND SHOPS, 2 TO 10, 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 57253 40349

Details

NOTTINGHAM

SK5740SW SHAKESPEARE STREET 646-1/14/543 (North side) Nos.2-10 (Even) YMCA hostel and shops

GV II

Includes: Nos.1, 1A, 3 AND 3A MANSFIELD ROAD. YMCA hostel and shops. 1937. By Cecil Howitt of Nottingham for the YMCA. Altered late C20. Yellow brick, with red brick diaper work and dressings, and slate plinth. Mansard and hipped roofs, lead and plain tile, with coped gables. EXTERIOR: continuous cornice to ground floor. Windows are steel framed casements, with blocked surrounds on the upper floors. 3 storeys plus attics; 12 x 3 windows. Corner site, with balanced entrance front to Shakespeare Street, and short return with angled corner to Mansfield Road. Shakespeare Street front has a projecting central tower, square, with hipped roof. Recessed tripartite entrance with overlights, under a canted flat canopy. Above, a 3-light window up to attic level, the lights divided by brick buttresses. Above again, a mullioned window, 3 lights, on each side. Ground floor, with original vitrolite cladding, has 5 windows and a door to left, and an aluminium shopfront to right. At the corner, a late C20 tiled shopfront. Upper floors have balanced fenestration forming 2 near symmetrical facades. To the left seven 2-light windows and above five taller 2-light windows. To right four 2-light windows, and four taller windows above with inserted single windows. Attics have 12 box dormers. Angled corner, 2 bays, has the YMCA logo to left, and paired windows to right. Return to Mansfield Road has renewed shopfronts, and above, regular fenestration. Attics have 4 dormers. INTERIOR has ground floor hall with moulded span beams and cornice, and roll-moulded proscenium arch. (Scoffham E: A Vision of the City: the architecture of TC Howitt: Nottingham: 1992-: 47).

Listing NGR: SK5725340349

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
458591
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Scoffham, E R, A Vision of the City The Architecture of T C Howitt, (1992), 47

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: 12 Nov 2005
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