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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.


List entry Number: 1255263



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: City of Nottingham

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Nov-1995

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 459078

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SK53NW WOLLATON HALL DRIVE 646-1/6/719 (North West side) Church of St Mary


Parish church. 1937-39. By Cecil Howitt of Nottingham. Endowed by Col. WG Player, and built by Harry Butler. Stained glass 1937, by AJ Dix of London. Buff brick, with moulded brick dressings and plain tile roof with coped gables and crosses. Plinth, string course, sill band, corbel table. Symmetrical single unit, with west porches and eastern vestries to north and south. Main body, 7 bays, has heavy, chamfered clasping buttresses. At each end, a traceried round-arched window, 5 lights. On each side, 5 tall rebated windows with round heads. Gabled vestries have canted corners and low parapets. Mullioned windows, 3-light, in the gables, and doors to east and west. Similar west porches have rebated round-arched doorways and double board doors. Small 2-light window each side. Sundial over west door. INTERIOR: brick, with coffered barrel vaulted wooden roof on corbels, with original wrought-iron pendant lamps. Single plain brick arch at each end. Ashlar string course and sill band. Panelled wooden reredos. Organ pipes flanking the west window. At each end, a doorway to north and south. Stained glass windows on each side. Original fittings including cubical ashlar font, panelled pulpit, lectern, desk and benches. Bronze inscribed tablet in memory of the founder, WG Player. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Nottinghamshire: London: 1979-: 274; Scoffham E: A Vision of the City: the architecture of TC Howitt: Nottingham: 1992-: 41).

Listing NGR: SK5475039143

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Scoffham, E R, A Vision of the City The Architecture of T C Howitt, (1992), 41
Williamson, E, The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire, (1979), 274

National Grid Reference: SK 54750 39143


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