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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: 1255289



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: 19-Apr-1978

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Nov-1995

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 459123

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SK5740NW WOODBOROUGH ROAD 646-1/11/765 (North West side) 19/04/78 Woodborough Road Islamic Social Centre (Formerly Listed as: WOODBOROUGH ROAD Woodborough Road Baptist Church)


Baptist church, now Islamic social centre. 1893. By Watson Fothergill of Nottingham. Converted c1980. Red brick, with rock-faced stone basement, blue brick, red brick and ashlar dressings, gabled and hipped plain tile roofs. Tall coped corner stack. Idiosyncratic Romanesque style. EXTERIOR: plinth, polychrome bands and string courses, bays divided by shallow pilasters. Main body with basement, clerestory and apse, aisles, cross wings, north-east tower. Main body, 6 bays, has at the east end 4 segment-arched basement openings, and above, 4 cross casements. Above again, 4 tall round-arched windows. Clerestory has six 3-light round-arched windows on each side. North aisle has an arcaded basement with 6 segment-arched openings. Above, 5 shouldered windows, 2 lights. Above again, 5 cusped round windows in round-arched recesses. At the east end, a pent-roofed porch and stair enclosure with 2 doorways and a truncated round-arched window, 3 lights. Above, 3 small round-arched stair windows, stepped. Gabled cross wing, to north-west, has 2 segment-arched basement openings, and above, a 2-light shouldered window. Above again, a graduated triple window with round arches. North east tower, octagonal, 3 stages, with hipped roof and cast-iron crest. Basement level has a double doorway with ringed granite shafts and blank fanlights under gables. To left, a small round-arched window under a similar gable. Above, 2 flat-headed windows. Bell stage has a hipped canopy on each side, with clock dials. INTERIOR: red brick with blue and buff brick dressings, has rendered aisles and east and west ends. Arch braced roof to main space, with corbels and stencilled ceiling. East end has a recess with polychrome round head carried on cast-iron columns. Barrel vaulted recess, flanked by angled cross casement windows, has a glazed tile band. Main space has arcades with 5 polychrome round arches on round cast-iron columns with elaborate capitals. Aisles have lean-to roof and galleries with renewed panelling to fronts. West end has an arch braced apse, containing a panelled gallery. Under the gallery, a glazed wooden screen forming offices. Basement, carried on cast-iron columns, subdivided late C20. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Nottinghamshire: London: 1979-: 262; Get to know Nottingham: Brand K: Watson Fothergill, Architect: Nottingham: 1987-: 11).

Listing NGR: SK5745840919

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Williamson, E, The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire, (1979), 262
Brand, K, 'Get To Know Nottingham' in Watson Fothergill Architect, (1987), 11

National Grid Reference: SK 57458 40919


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