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SK 64 SW ARNOLD LANE (North east side) 1569-/7/10023

Mary HardstaffHomes, Nos 1 -10 (consec)


10 almshouses. c1934. Designed by Cecil T Howitt for the Miss M E Hardstaff Charity. Brown and orange brick with brick dressings and plain tiles hipped roofs with 13 brick stacks. Brick plinth, embossed iron guttering. Single and 2 storey. South-west front has 16 windows arranged 2: 1 :2, 2:2:2, 2: 1 :2 with central 2 storey block and single storey wings linked on either side to canted outer blocks with gabled centres. Central block has central passage doorway with iron gate in recessed surround topped with Dutch gabled hood with cartouche inscribed "These Homes were constructed in accordance with the Will of Mary Elizabeth Hardstaff' .Flanked by single 4-light windows, above 2 smaller 4-light windows with orange brick sill band. Either side wings have central recessed doorways flanked by single 3-light windows. Canted outer wings linked by round headed recessed passage doorways. Outer wings have projecting 2 storey centrepieces with tall Dutch gables and single 5-light windows with external shutters, and above single 3-light windows with embossed window boxes on iron scroll brackets. Either side single storey side wings have central recessed doorways flanked by 3-light windows. Rear elevation has recessed central 2 storey block with central passage doorway flanked by single doors and 2-light windows, above central 7-light window with blind central light flanked by single light windows. Projecting single storey ,wings have central single light windows flanked by 2-light windows. Canted outer wings linked by curved sections with passage doorways and flanking doors. Outer wings have recessed 2 storey centres with Dutch gables and single doorways, single 2-light windows and tiny single light windows, above two 2-light windows and single round windows. Side wings have central single light windows flanked by 2-light windows. All windows have wooden frames and cast iron casements with square leaded lights. These almshouses were built by Messrs Greenwood's of Mansfield and they were awarded the RIBA Bronze Medal by the Nottingham, Derby and Lincoln Architectural Society in 1936.

Listing NGR: SK6156742867


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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: 31 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/00841/08
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