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City of Nottingham (Unitary Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SK 57616 39898



SK5739NE WARSER GATE 646-1/21/685 (North side) No.35


Warehouse, now studios and workrooms. Dated 1879. By TH Kent of Chesterfield for Rogers & Black. Steel framing with concrete floors, ashlar basement, red brick skin, brick and ashlar dressings, and slate clerestory roof. EXTERIOR: plinth, cornice to basement. Windows to upper floors divided by brick pilasters into round-arched bays. Windows are mainly wooden framed casements with transoms. 4 storeys plus basement and attics; 8 window range. Corner site, with angled corner entrance bay . Warser Gate front has at basement level 5 barred windows, flanked by 6-panel double doors, the left door with cornice. Beyond, to right, a single window. Upper floors have 8 windows, with panelled lintels between floors. Clerestory roof has continuous fenestration. Entrance bay to right, ashlar, Baroque Revival style, 2 storeys. Rusticated round-arched doorway flanked by paired pilasters, with scroll keystone and entablature. Panelled double doors and fanlight. Above, a tripartite plain sash with coved mullions, flanked by paired pilasters. Cornice with central break and fanlight. Above again, a broken segmental pediment with finial and volutes. To right, a side bay, 2 storeys, single window, in the same style as the Warser Gate front. INTERIOR has jack-arched concrete floors. This building is an exceptionally early example of steel framing. Steel sections for this purpose were not regularly available till 1881. It also features an early use of in-situ concrete floors. (Journal of Textile History: Oldfield G: 1984-: 201; B Arch. Dissertations, University of Nottingham: Maddison CH: Nottingham Lace Market: 1976-).

Listing NGR: SK5761639898


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Books and journals
Maddison, C H , Nottingham Lace Market, (1976)
Maddison, C H , Nottingham Lace Market, (1976)
'Textile History' in Textile History, (1984), 201


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: 10 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/03608/30
Rights: Copyright IoE Ian Shapeero. Source Historic England Archive
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