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Boulevard Works

A Grade II Listed Building in Nottingham, Nottingham

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Latitude: 52.9598 / 52°57'35"N

Longitude: -1.1768 / 1°10'36"W

OS Eastings: 455392

OS Northings: 340582

OS Grid: SK553405

Mapcode National: GBR LHM.84

Mapcode Global: WHDGR.WVSV

Plus Code: 9C4WXR5F+W7

Entry Name: Boulevard Works

Listing Date: 7 October 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067841

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489827

Location: Radford, Nottingham, NG7

County: Nottingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Radford and Park

Built-Up Area: Nottingham

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: All Souls and Saint Peter, Radford

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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10-OCT-02 Boulevard Works


Former tenement lace and lace curtain factory and attached railings.
1883, for G H Perry & Sons. Addition dated 1896. Red brick, with ashlar, moulded brick and blue brick dressings and slate roofs, mansard at south end.
EXTERIOR: 1883 range has polychrome bands and moulded brick modillion eaves.
Windows are cast iron glazing bar casements with moulded brick segment arched heads. 5 storeys plus basement and attic; 39 x 3 windows. Single range, parallel to Radford Boulevard, between Hartley Road and Norwood Road.
Rounded corner entrance bay has shaped gable containing clock in Renaissance Revival surround. The clock is said to have been removed from Nottingham Guildhall. Moulded segment arched ashlar doorcase with panelled double doors, blind fanlight and keystone. Above, a single window on each floor.
Front to Radford Boulevard has central projecting staircase tower with flat-headed mullioned windows and shaped gable. Segment arched door with cast iron area railing on ashlar plinth.
1896 range has similar ornament, with hipped roof at south end. Windows are taller cast iron glazing bar casements with flat heads to basement and first floor. 2 storeys plus basement, 33 windows. Entrance front, to Hartley Road, has painted ashlar doorcase with round hood on brackets and round arched doorway with columns. Central first floor window, flanked by pilasters, under a shaped gable with datestone. On each side, 2 windows. To left, a slightly recessed single bay. Forster Street front has a central 3 bays part with pilasters between bays on the upper floors, and coped gable with finials.
INTERIOR: 1883 range of conventional constructional form with cast iron columns and wooden cross beams.
Sources: M Palmer, Industrial Landscapes of the East Midlands, p 144.
S Mason (in) Transactions of the Thoroton Society, 1981, p 106.
S Mason, Nottingham Lace, p 234.

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